– Scottish Parliament written question – answered at on 20 March 2003.

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Photo of Tom McCabe Tom McCabe Labour

Question S1O-6696

To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve literacy in secondary schools.

Photo of Cathy Jamieson Cathy Jamieson Labour

On 4 March I announced that the Scottish Executive would establish a new literacy project that will focus on programmes and practice to develop literacy in P6-S2 classrooms.

We will also continue the work set out in the National Statement for Literacy, published on 18 June 2002, which provides support for education authorities, schools and teachers to raise standards of literacy.

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