10 January 2019
How to run Reading Ahead 2018-19
Here is an overview of how to run Reading Ahead 2018-19 with information on preparing for launch and tips for keeping up the momentum. It includes useful web links and deadlines for the programme.
07 November 2018
ESOL Creative writing in prison materials pack
This is a pack of guidance for anyone wanting to run a creative writing workshop with prisoners whose first language is not English. It includes a powerpoint, notes for workshop leaders, guidance for workshop assistants and several handouts for...
07 November 2018
Creative activities for using with Reading Ahead for prisoners with ESOL
These seven documents provide a wide range of activities for using alongside Reading Ahead for prisoners with English as a Second Language or Additional Language. They have been created by David Kendall as part of a project funded by...
08 August 2018
Reading Ahead 2018-19 advocacy leaflet
Here is a one-pager about Reading Ahead with endorsement from participants and organisers for you to use when talking to potential partners. It’s not intended for use with participants.
12 October 2017
Guidance to support reading for pleasure for prisoners with ESOL
This is a document compiled by Jenny Roden and Celine Castelino from NATECLA (National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults) to accompany their list of book recommendations for people learning English as a Second or Additional Language...
08 September 2017
Reading Ahead 2017-18 prison advocacy leaflet
Here is a one-pager about Reading Ahead in prisons with endorsements from participants and organisers in prisons for you to use when putting the case for the programme. It’s not intended for use with prisoners themselves.
29 January 2016
Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers
Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers aims to provide practical tips and things to think about for anyone interested in running a reading group of any kind – librarians, community workers, teachers and non-teachers, including anyone...
29 October 2015
Books for emergent readers
Our Find a Read database contains hundreds of books from mainstream and specialist publishers that have been assessed for readability. Also attached here is a list of publishers, their websites and the levels they cater for.
27 October 2015
Reading Ahead case studies and tips
Please use these links to see a range of examples of how Reading Ahead is run in different settings and the impact it has on individual participants.
20 October 2015
Read Anytime Anywhere
Download this new booklet from UNISON’s Inclusive Learning Project packed with ideas about how to run Reading Ahead in workplaces.
16 September 2015
Supporting adults with literacy
A short introduction on how to help adults with literacy difficulties.