For Primary-School Pupil

Book Caterpillar (Switzerland)

Book Caterpillar is a reading promotion project for 4–7-year-olds, which aims to familiarise children with books, especially children from backgrounds where books are not part of everyday life. The caterpillar is a long ‘creature’ made of colourful cloth with pockets 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 …

O Mundo – the World in a Library (Beglium)

With O Mundo Stichting Lezen brings a selection of ten children’s books from ten countries (Portugal, Turkey, Poland, Ghana, Italy, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Iran and Morocco) to multicultural classrooms in Flemish primary schools. The selected books enable migrant children to Read More …

Read, Write, Count (Scotland)

Read, Write, Count is a Scottish Government programme targeted at children in the first 3 years of primary school.  It aims to ensure that families have access to quality books and other accessible learning resources so all families can have Read More …

Reading Clubs (Germany)

Stiftung Lesen’s Reading Clubs aim to support reading motivation and competence as well as social skills. The 400 Reading Clubs are based in schools, libraries, youth centres and other educational institutions all over Germany. 275 Leseclubs are currently funded by Read More …

Reading Aloud Week (Voorleesweek)

Reading Aloud Week is an annual event, held each November, to encourage reading to young children, whether at nursery, in the library or at home. The program focuses on children of nursery and pre-school age, yet, the joy of being Read More …

Reading More – aLer+2027 (Portugal)

We are currently experiencing a change in reading attitudes, embodied in new ways of reading and new social and cultural practices of literacy, implying the reader in various collaborative processes of reading and writing, print and digital. In this new Read More …

Literacy Guide for Parents (Switzerland)

The guide “Reading support in the family” provides parents with preschool children or children in lower primary school classes with basic suggestions for literacy promotion in everyday life: The flyer is available in the official Swiss languages and 14 migration 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 …

The Story Dragon (Austria)

A Family Literacy Initiative of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and the Bookclub for the school year 2014/2015 The little Story Dragon Ü can only fly when a lot of children read a lot of books. Read More …

World Book Day (Germany)

Following the success of last year’s World Book Day novel (‘Ich schenke dir eine Geschichte’ -‘I Will Make You a Story Gift’), this year an exciting fantasy story has been published for the occasion: ‘Die Jagd nach dem Leuchtkristall” (‘The Read More …

Lesestart – Three milestones for reading (Germany)

„Lesestart“, the nationwide literacy program for children funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and carried out by Stiftung Lesen, supports children and their parents in the crucial pre-school years as well as at their school enrolment. Every Read More …