23 June 2017

EU READ projects

De Inktaap (The Inkmonkey) (Netherlands)

De Inktaap is a Flemish-Dutch reading promotion project for 15-18 year olds and it is also the name of the award. The students read the three books which were awarded the …...more >

Readers’ Challenge: A test of book knowledge (Czech Republic)

Among the newer projects that make up the Growing with the Book campaign is Readers’ Challenge, a competition that tests knowledge of the content of books. It is aimed at pupils …...more >

De Nationale Voorleeswedstrijd (The National Reading Aloud Contest) (Netherlands)

De Nationale Voorleeswedstrijd, a reading promotion project for the two highest classes of primary school, takes place in schools from September to November. Students read aloud for four minutes from their …...more >

Pure Text (Norway)

Rein tekst (Pure Text) is a reading campaign for high school students, which was first set up in 2004. The project is a gateway to the latest Norwegian and translated fiction, …...more >

Ruben Nicolai sets a world record for reading aloud to babies (Netherlands)

Reading aloud to 327 babies simultaneously in the Utrecht Library Utrecht, 26 June 2013 Today a world record was set in the Utrecht Library for reading aloud to babies. The Reading …...more >

Growing with the Book (Czech Republic)

The Growing with the Book campaign was launched in 2005 by Svět knihy as a response to research that showed a sharp fall in interest in book-reading among the young. The …...more >

Improving language competences (Switzerland)

Improving language competences in a school administration area By mandate the Literacy Centre supports activities aimed at improving language competences in a school administration area. This means planning these activities, providing …...more >

Digital Storytellers in Residence (Scotland)

Scottish Book Trust is working with two library services in Scotland to pilot the use of digital storytelling as a methodology to encourage people in areas of multiple deprivation to improve …...more >

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