Global Network Meeting Videos and Powerpoint pdfs

Past Bookgifting Themed Meetings

  • Nov 19, 2020 –     Book Selection
  • Nov 17, 2020 –     Progress of new programmes
  • July 1, 2020 –       Targeting the hard to reach
  • June 18, 2020 –    Supporting vulnerable or at risk families
  • May 4, 2020 –       Impact evaluation
  • Feb 13, 2020 –      Maternity hospital and Health Clinic bookgifting
  • Nov 20, 2019 –     Best practice quality bookgifting
  • Sept 12, 2019 –    Using volunteers, and community invigoration
  • June 11, 2019 –    Multilingual provision and Diversity
  • March 28, 2019 – Trial meeting: Bookstart in Belgium and in Japan
  • March 21, 2019 – Trial meeting: Better Beginnings Western Australia, and Bookstart Netherlands

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Powerpoints from meetings

Nov 2020 –  Book Selection

Nov 2020 – Progress of new programmes

July 2020 –  Targeting the hard to reach

June 2020 – Supporting vulnerable or at risk families

May 2020 –  Impact evaluation

Feb 2020 – Maternity hospital and Health Clinic bookgifting

Nov 2019 – Best practice quality bookgifting

Sept 2019 – Using volunteers, and community invigoration

June 2019 – Multilingual provision and Diversity

March 2019 – Trial meetings

Videos

Videos of Presentations from meetings

1 July 2020 meeting – Targeting the hard to reach

Julia Norrish: Book Dash, South Africa – Flooding the country with books: using innovative channels to access the hard to reach

Catriona Wallace and Celia Richards: Scottish Book Trust, Scotland – Bookbug for the Home: Bookbug isn’t just a literacy programme, Bookbug builds families 

Anna Hällgren and Nina Suatan: Swedish Arts Council, Kulturradet, Sweden – Testing different methods suited to specific local and regional needs

18 June 2020 meeting –  Supporting vulnerable or at risk families

Miriam Schembri: National Literacy Agency, Malta – Home Libraries: providing a literacy environment in the homes of vulnerable families

Sue Hill and Julia Jones: Raising Literacy Australia Inc – Building Parental Capacity/Home Libraries, and Universal Book Gifting

4 May 2020 meeting – Impact evaluation

Prof Dr Simone C Ehmig: Stiftung Lesen, Germany – Impact Evaluation of the 3 Milestones Project 2011-19

Brian Gallagher MPA: Reach Out and Read, USA – Reach Out and Read Research

13 February 2020 meeting – Maternity hospital and Health Clinic bookgifting

Gabriela Dul: Polish Book Institute – Small Book Great Human: working with Poland’s 360 state hospitals

Shanda LaRamee-Jones: Read to Me, Nova Scotia – Delivering a Bookgift Program at the Hospital Bedside

Emmi Jäkkö: Finnish Reading Centre – Book Gift Program – Book bag for every child born 2019-2021

20 November 2019 meeting – Best practice quality bookgifting

Catriona Wallace: Scottish Book Trust –  ‘Quality Bookgifting: a recent impact study and learning what works’
Marijke Bos: Boekstart Netherlands, Dutch Reading Foundation (Stichting Lezen) – ‘Improving the quality of bookgifting.’
Jennifer Luk: BookTrust, UK – ‘Using Bookstart with families: our programme best practice guidance’

12 September 2019 meeting – Using volunteers, and community invigoration

 
Ahn, Chan-soo: Bookstart Korea – Reading Promotion for Children in Korea: Using volunteers, and community invigoration
Izumi Satou: Bookstart Japan – Working with volunteers and community invigoration
Laurence McLaughlin: Books4Babies, Ireland – Encouraging voluntary involvement and community participation

11 June 2019 launch meetingMultilingual provision and Diversity

Annie Crombie: BookTrust, UK: Welcome on behalf of EU Read, and working group
 
Olivia Crill: BookTrust UK –  ‘Bookstart for English as an Additional Language (EAL) literature review and initial pilot results’
Carol McDougall: Read to me! Nova Scotia – ‘Addressing the language needs of First Nations communities. Nurturing new generations of Mi’kmaq speakers.’
Izumi Satou: Bookstart Japan – ‘Bookstart in Japan: Support for non Japanese Speakers’
Discussion on Wordless Books

28 March 2019 Trial Meeting

Lotte Baert: ‘Boekstart Flanders update and professionalisation’
Izumi Satou: ‘Bookstart in Japan: A sustainable structure for self motivated programmes.’
21 March 2019 Trial Meeting
Linda Thorne: ‘Better Beginnings, Partnerships’
Marijke Bos: ‘Boekstart in the Netherlands, Growth and development of an established programme’