Research

CLPE has made a substantial contribution to practice and theory in literacy teaching through its research and development projects over the last forty years. We welcome interest in our research and run regular conferences for teachers and head teachers on its outcomes.

Reflecting realities
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In July 2018 we launched Reflecting Realities, a new study into ethnic representation in children’s literature. Funded by the Arts Council, the aim is to quantify and evaluate the extent and quality of ethnic representation in children’s publishing in the UK.
Power of poetry research project
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Read the full evaluation report of CLPE’s Power of Poetry Training by Professor Andrew Lambirth, supported by the Arts Council England.
Power of Poetry Research summary
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A summary of the key findings from the original Power of Poetry project research.

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This publication shares what we know about writing in primary schools.

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This publication shares what we know about choosing and using quality children's texts.

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Updated with new research in January 2018, this publication shares what we know about making poetry work in primary schools.

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Our Power of Reading project has given us a unique perspective on the successful teaching of reading in primary schools.

teachers
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Some of our past research summaries are available to download below and many of our research based publications are available to