Research Database

This is a database of scientific reports about literacy, reading and reading promotion. Many EURead members are involved in scientific research, and they share results and discuss research agendas in the EURead Research network. This database will be growing fast in the near future.

  • Early Reading Research

    From 7 April to 6 May 2021, the Market Research Centre, on the orders of Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, conducted the public opinion poll regarding the early reading habits in Lithuania. Parents with children younger than three years old were questioned. The research was conducted by implementing the early reading incentive project “Book […]

  • Language use in the curriculum with an emphasis on bilingual education in the teaching and learning of mathematics 

    Farrugia, M.T., Sammut Casha, M. Muscat, D. & Vella, L.A. (2022). A Bilingual Glossary of Mathematics Term. The Early and Primary Years. The National Literacy Agency: The Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation. The aim of this Glossary is to provide words and expressions that can be used as part of bilingual communication […]

  • 04/04/2022

    10 Facts About Global Literacy

    While the number of illiterate people in the world continues to decline, there are still approximately 773 million people in the world who cannot read. The Finnish Reading Center’s info pack on global literacy was published in 2022.

  • 14/12/2022

    Multilingual Literacy

    Multilingual Literacy Finnish Reading Center’s Multilingual Literacy Report provides information and guidance for the development of public and private services to support the literacy of speakers of all languages.

  • 22/10/2021

    Over One Fourth of Families Began Reading, Thanks to a Book Gift

    Two thirds of the families that received the Book Bag to Every Baby Born campaign’s book gift at a maternal and child health care clinic are reading more than before, according to the latest impact survey. All of the public health nurses involved believe that the book bags encourage families to read. The goal of […]

  • Language use in the curriculum with an emphasis on bilingual education in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

    Vella, L. A., Mifsud, C. & Muscat, D. (2020). A Report on Language Use in Mathematics Education in Malta. Internal Report, Ministry for Education, Malta. The report outlines the methods adopted, results and implications from two complementary studies on the use of language in Mathematics lessons in Malta. The aim of Study 1 was to […]

  • Language use in early childhood education

    Vella, L. A. Mifsud C. & Muscat, D. (2019). Language use in Early Childhood Education Classrooms in Malta. A Report for the Ministry for Education and Employment, Malta. This report presents findings from a survey and case-studies carried out in Maltese Kindergarten classrooms . The main objective of this study was to examine the various […]

  • 01/04/2022

    The impact of COVID-19 on Children’s & Young Adult Reading Communities in Ireland and Scotland

    Children’s Books Ireland is a proud, active member of Lionra: The Ireland-Scotland Youth Literature and Arts Network. This new transnational network was created in 2021 as part of a research project funded by an Ireland-Scotland Bilateral Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Society of Ireland.   The project explored how […]

  • 05/10/2022

    Reading fiction with an e-book or in print

    Purposes, pragmatics and practices. A focus group study Lukas Kosch, Günther Stocker, Annika Schwabe, Hajo Boomgaarden | University of Vienna Abstract Empirical research on the differences between digital and print reading has recently increased, mainly concentrating on informational texts while disregarding literary texts. Concerning narrative fiction, the existing quantitative studies have found no or very […]