significance for younger readers calling it a ‘rich learning resource.’

“Critical literacy encourages young readers in both primary and post-primary schools to actively study texts. It assists young readers in better understanding the local, regional, national and international news they receive from a variety of media sources.

“In an era of change and uncertainty, for example the issue of Brexit, the Irish News has established a collaborative partnership that provides teachers and their pupils with a rich learning resource to further develop critical literacy skills.”

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