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McElduff welcomes literacy and numeracy improvements

28 July, 2016 - by Barry McElduff

Sinn Féin MLA Barry McElduff has has welcomed a report highlighting improvement in literacy and numeracy among students in the North

The chairperson of the Assembly's Education Committee said; 

"I welcome the new report which shows that the Literacy and Numeracy Signature Projects have improved literacy and numeracy performance for thousands of students in the North. 

"This project was initiated and launched in 2012 by the First and Deputy First Ministers and my party colleague and then Education Minister John O'Dowd. 

"The Education and Training Inspectorate are also due to produce an evaluation report on this project and I look forward to its findings in August. 

"This positive intervention is further evidence of Sinn Féin's commitment to improving educational outcomes for all children and young people."

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