For Early Childhood

15 Steps Towards Reading (Austria)

As part of its campaign for elementary and primary education and network projects, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs and the Buchklub developed the programme ’15 Steps towards Reading’ (Flyer 15 Steps towards Reading): During the school Read More …

Volunteer Readers (Germany)

Combining STEM and Language What happens during a volcanic eruption? Why does a tiny rock sink, but a huge ship float? Many technical or scientific phenomena can be explained or described by exciting stories that are fun for kids and Read More …

Education Starts with Reading (Austria)

Reading skills are getting more and more important. Nevertheless, one in five young people in Austria cannot read well. In order to change this and to make children better equipped for their future, the Austrian Buchklub and Hofer have launched Read More …

Family Literacy Project (Switzerland)

Early language promotion and early experiences with stories, books and writing are essential bases for successful early literacy. Parents’ support is of vital importance. Such experiences are missing from the socio-culture of the families of many foreign-language children, which disadvanages them when Read More …

My Daddy reads to me (Germany)

An uncommon piloting Project – A service for working fathers The project “Mein Papa liest vor!“ (My daddy reads to me) addresses working fathers of children aged from being a baby to twelve years. The project aims to allow the fathers Read More …

BookTrust bookgifting schemes (United Kingdom)

Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading, because we know that reading can transform lives. Bookstart has two universal packs, which every child will be 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 …