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Read on get on campaign

Read On. Get On. is a national campaign to get all our children reading well by the age of 11.

With a quarter of children leaving primary school without effective reading skills, an online petition has been launched asking political leaders to put this issue at the heart of education. Research shows that the need for intervention in poorer areas is acute – two in five children in poorer areas cannot read confidently when leaving primary education[1].

Read more about Read On. Get On. here

Read Save the Children’s full report here

[1] Save the Children, (2014) Read On. Get On. How reading can help children escape poverty. London: Save the Children.

GAIN clinical guideline on enteral feeding released

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New guidance on enteral feeding of infants, children and young people has been released by the Guidelines and Audit Implementation Network.

Warmest congratulations are extended to Rosina Doherty-Allan, Campus Library Manager (Magee), who undertook the literature review in her former role as Trust Librarian in Western HSC Trust.

Guidelines and Audit Implementation Network. 2015. Guidelines for caring for an infant, child, or young person who requires enteral feeding. Belfast: GAIN.

Read the full guidelines here.

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Budget information

Wednesday March 18th is budget day –  for more information check LSE’s academic research links

Find out who gave the longest speech in 1853, and then check out our links to news, analysis and budget submissions covering 2015   Ulster University library subscribes to House of Common papers, Nexis, Times Digital Archive, The Economist, and holds recent copies of The Times, Guardian and the Financial Times.  Check the library catalogue for newspapers, and library databases for collections.  NB Box of Broadcasts is not available at Ulster but is under consideration for purchase.  If you have any queries about finding any of the information mentioned in this blog post, leave a comment or email