Reading for pleasure

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How long is the training

Two 90-minute, online CPD sessions

Session one: Tuesday 2 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Session two: Tuesday 16 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn

This course:

  • Reviews current research to reflect on the impact of lock-down on reading for pleasure
  • Considers how best to support intrinsic motivation for reading
  • Explores the use of digital tools to encourage reading for pleasure in school and at home and support a blended learning approach
  • Reflects on the central role of school libraries in addressing diversity and promoting a rich and broad reading experience
  • Discusses ways of using multi-modal reading to encourage reading for pleasure

The course is suitable for:

Secondary subject teachers and middle leaders

Whole-school literacy leaders or literacy coordinators

School librarians