Report on the Renfrewshire Literacy Approach (Scotland)

This report describes the first two years of the Renfrewshire Literacy Approach, designed to both raise general literacy attainment and to narrow the attainment gap between economically advantaged and disadvantaged children in Renfrewshire. The intervention was the result of a Read More …

Prix Enfantaisie (ISJM)

The “Prix Enfantaisie” is a Swiss award for children’s and youth literature in French. Every year, an “album” (picture books for children between 7 and 9 years) and a “roman” (novels for children between 10 and 12 years) is awarded. The jury are children. Read More …

Lese-Schaufenster 2017/2018 – A Shop Window for Books

In cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, and together with the little reading robot Hiro, the Austrian Bookclub invites all Austrian educational institutions to join the initiative Lese-Schaufenster (A Shop Window for Books) for the school year 2017/2018. Read More …

Rhythm and Rhyme Database (Switzerland)

Nursery rhymes and songs are a wonderful way to experience the joy of language and rhythm from an early age. They form the basis for a healthy language development and the enjoyment of reading and learning later on. The “Rhythm Read More …

The Reading Aloud Club (Germany)

If you enjoy reading and reading aloud to someone, love beautiful stories, enjoy dealing with children, would like to share this enthusiasm and pass it on, becoming a volunteer in the Reading-Aloud Club is the right thing for you. The Read More …

Writers Go to School (Czech Republic)

The Writers Go to School project organises meetings with writers and authors’ readings at selected schools. The project’s principal aim is to address children during their compulsory schooling, when it is possible to engage the interest not only of children Read More …

Book Time (Portugal)

Everyday reading day in classroom work Kindergarten and schools – 1st cycle Every week reading in classroom work Schools – 2nd , 3rd cycles and secondary The Book Time programme is designed to stimulate children’s and adolescents’ interests in books, Read More …

Bookbug (Scotland)

The Bookbug Programme supports every child to develop a love of books and reading by providing free Bookbug Bags to every family in Scotland, ensuring all families have books in the home. Bookbug uses stories, songs and rhymes to encourage Read More …

Bookstart inspired programmes in EURead

Bookstart encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible. Since its pilot in Birmingham, England in 1992, Bookstart has grown into a national programme. Its influence has since extended beyond the Read More …

BookTrust’s prizes (United Kingdom)

Children’s Laureate The role of Children’s Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 after being honoured Read More …