The Standing Literacy Commission (SLC) have published a new report that looks at the implementation of the Scottish Government’s Literacy Action Plan. It includes the following quote:

“…schools with school libraries and librarians achieved higher exam scores, leading to higher academic attainment; higher quality project work; successful curriculum and learning outcomes; more positive attitudes towards learning and increased motivation and self-esteem among pupils.”

The full report can be read here: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00475485.pdf