Words Matter (Finland)

One of our literacy and reading campaigns encourages vocational school students to read. Sanat haltuun (‘Words matter!’) campaign is funded by UPM and implemented by the Finnish Reading Centre. The aim of the campaign is to find hands-on solutions to Read More …

Read More Prize – Prémio Ler+ (Portugal)

The Ler + Prize, worth € 10,000, aims to recognize the work done to improve the reading levels of the Portuguese and to promote a taste for reading and writing. This prize, established by the National Reading Plan 2017-2027, aims Read More …

Football Meets Culture (Germany)

With the combination of football training and remedial teaching as well as cultural events the project provides an opportunity for better social and communicative behaviour in a team, and arouses interest in education and culture among young people from educationally Read More …

Lese-Kicker (Germany)

The award for the best German speaking football children book and football youth book is awarded in every second year – when the World Cup or the European Championship take place. We want to highlight football books as we are Read More …

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 …

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 …

Verses and Rhymes (Switzerland)

The online database www.vers-und-reim.net, developed by the Swiss Institute for Children’s and Youth Media (SIKJM), offers parents and professionals simple, user-friendly access to the rich cultural heritage of verses and rhymes. This project is run by The Swiss Institute for Read More …

The Norvegian Poetry Slam Championship (Norway)

The Norwegian Poetry Slam Championship brings various expressions together, live from stage, and this creates a spontaneous interaction between participants and the audience. Participants must present their own texts within a maximum of three minutes, and without props. Juries in Read More …

The Norvegian Youth Literature Award (Norway)

Uprisen – the Norwegian Youth Literature Award – was established in 2007, and is a collaboration between Foreningen !les, The Norwegian Festival of Literature and “The Cultural Rucksack” (“Den kulturelle skolesekken”, a national programme for art and culture). This is Read More …