25 Jan 2022
5 Key Benefits of Non-Fiction in Education
Over recent years we have seen a noticeable rise in the inclusion of non-fiction in the curriculum as researchers globally recognise the increased value of these books as a gateway to learning.
Non-fiction makes information accessible to children who perhaps don’t readily go to books as a leisure activity. Children who are simply curious about the world come to non-fiction to find answers, facts and knowledge about everything, and this, in turn, helps create new readers and new learners.
Traditionally fiction tends to be a popular part of the education pathway, but the importance of non-fiction should not be overlooked as a key tool for developing students' achievements, especially when they are introduced in the early years.