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Reading for pleasure


This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions

Part 1: Monday 22nd January 2024 15:30-17:00

Part 2: Monday 19th February 2024 15:30-17:00

Course content

  • 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


  • Secondary practitioners from all subject areas
  • Librarians, who want to improve their understanding of how reading can support the development of students’ literacy within the curriculum
  • Literacy leaders developing whole-school practice in reading

For more information, download the course agenda.


£140 for a single ticket

£1,400 for a group session


  • For all ticketed events contact Jess Hirst, Project Assistant
  • For all group or whole-school training enquiries contact Nisha Tank, Programme Manager, School Improvement

Booking now open

Please contact Jess Hirst if you have any questions