There’s no better way of getting the word out about a book than a group of readers talking to each other, spreading the news and creating a buzz.
Our course is full of inventive ways to capture and release this kind of excitement around books and reading in your school.
Choosing books isn’t easy at any age – what if it’s boring or too difficult or I just don’t like it?
Our course provides you with lots of different activities to build children’s confidence in an easy, active and enjoyable way.
Everyone recognises that the ability to suggest the right book at the right time to interest a particular child is a top priority, but it’s hard keeping your knowledge up to date when you’re busy with all the other pressures of school life.
Use this course for quick and easy ways to improve your awareness of trends and knowledge of individual titles several times over!
Research shows that keen adult readers are powerful role models and this can markedly influence young people’s commitment to reading.
Understanding yourself as a reader will help you take the children you work with on a similar journey. Our promise is that it will be entertaining as well as enlightening and very different from any other kind of training course about books and reading you may have encountered before.
Does your library or book corner look exciting and tempting? Making the activity of reading attractive starts with creating the right environment – and our course brings you tips from design professionals.
Even the youngest children are familiar with retail-style product presentation so it’s worth developing your display skills to keep your books looking good!