Research Focus

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Early Years Bookgifting is evidence-led, and with a history of independent academic research studies evaluating its benefits.

This page will bring together presentations to the network that focus on evaluation (though evaluation is included in many presentations on these pages).

Some research studies on the benefits of early years bookgifting
Professor Sakakihara – 19 Oct 2020

Presenter: Professor Sakakihara, President of the Japanese Society of Child Science; Director of the Child Research Net (CRN); Former President of The Asian and Oceanian Child Neurology Association (AOCNA); and Board Member of Bookstart Japan. The professor is introduced by Izumi Satou of Bookstart Japan and of the Global Network Working Group.

4 May 2020 meeting – Impact evaluation

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

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