17 October 2019
Guide to running Reading Ahead 2019-20
This is a comprehensive guide to running Reading Ahead which explains how the programme works, some best practice case studies, key contacts and how we evaluate the programme. Please do get in touch if you have any further questions.
26 September 2019
Reading Ahead 2018-19 Roll of honour
We would like to congratulate all organisations who have taken part in Reading Ahead over the past year for welcoming so many people to the world of reading and all the benefits that brings. Each year we produce a roll...
20 September 2019
Reading Ahead 2019-20: Have Your Say
These are the links to the short surveys for people who have completed Reading Ahead. Please encourage your participants to fill this in as soon as they have finished their reading diary. We can supply a printable version (email firstname.lastname@example.org...
09 September 2019
Reading Ahead 2019-20 Registration Form
Please use this template to sign people up for Reading Ahead and keep for your own records. The data requested matches that required for our data return that we require by July 2020.
02 November 2018
A Society of Readers - executive summary
A new report that we commissioned from leading independent think tank Demos lays out the central role reading must play in helping to address many of the most pressing challenges British society will face over the next decade. Read the...
02 November 2018
A Society of Readers
A new report lays out the central role reading must play in helping to address many of the most pressing challenges British society will face over the next decade. Read the full report and share your thoughts on Twitter and...
26 September 2018
Reading Ahead 2017-18 Roll of honour
Reading Ahead reached 38,500 young people and adults in 2017-18: 18,500 through learning providers such as further education and sixth form colleges, 12,000 in prisons, 6,500 through public libraries and 1500 in workplaces. This year 68 organisations have helped 50 or...
19 September 2018
Reading Ahead 2017-18 Evaluation Report
This reports on the impact of Reading Ahead 2017-18 on participants and participating organisations. It is based on survey returns from individual participants and from public libraries, learning providers, prisons and workplaces taking part in the programme.
07 February 2018
University of Exeter evaluation of Reading Well for common mental health conditions
University of Exeter evaluation of Reading Well for common mental health conditions, examining acceptability, impact and scheme delivery preferences for end users and library services
07 February 2018
University of Westminster evaluation of Reading Well for young people
Researchers from the University of Westminster have carried out an independent evaluation of the impact of Reading Well for young people, funded by Wellcome. For the study, three sets of the book collection were brought into The Priory School, a...
15 January 2018
Reading Hack Evaluation Guide
Evaluation is crucial to help us understand, measure and report the impact that Reading Hack has on young people and delivery partners. Please read this evaluation guide for more information about completing the Reading Hack evaluation surveys. In summary: Participating library authorities...
22 November 2017
Reading Ahead 2016-17 Evaluation Report
This reports on the impact of Reading Ahead 2016-17 on participants and participating organisations. It is based on survey returns from individual participants and from public libraries, learning providers, prisons and workplaces taking part in the programme.
30 August 2017
World Book Night 2017 Programme Review
In 2017 we launched our renewed, targeted model for the programme. The headline findings of our programme review are positive about the impact the new, more targeted model for World Book Night has in encouraging people to read. The findings...
04 October 2016
World Book Night 2016 evaluation report
Following on from our large-scale impact evaluation in 2015, we assessed again the impact of the 2016 event on our recipients and volunteers through surveys and feedback.
12 August 2016
2014-15 Evaluation: Reading Well Books on Prescription
2014-15 evaluation of Reading Well Books on Prescription. Research and evaluation completed by BOP consulting.
17 May 2016
Downloadable resources and the Reading Hack brand
The Reading Hack brand The Reading Hack visual mark has been developed and designed in close collaboration with young people from all over the United Kingdom. It has always been our aim that young people feel a strong sense of ownership...
17 May 2016
Reading Hack Toolkit
Download the Reading Hack toolkit to get Reading Hack started in your authority. Don’t forget you can also get downloadable Reading Hack recruitment and staff materials to print locally. Get involved Follow us on Twitter If you have any questions about Reading Hack or...