The Basic Skills Agency;News;News amp; Opinion

3rd December 1999 at 00:00
The Basic Skills Agency has won acclaim for its Storysacks initiative to promote reading in the home. The scheme, which has just won a European Parents' Association award, involves brightly-coloured sacks containing props and toys to bring a story to life and encourage parents to read with their children. It has been taken up by 95 per cent of UK ocuncils.

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