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WEBINAR: RfP The Nectar of Imagination

OU collaborates with The Reading Agency on Teachers’ Reading Challenge

Reading for Pleasure: The Nectar of Imagination Webinar

The Reading Agency and the Open University present this exciting webinar exploring the rich nectar of Reading for Pleasure which feeds our imaginations, satisfies our curiosity and helps us connect.

Sharing research and practical advice, the expert panel includes Teresa Cremin (researcher), Matt Courtney (teacher), and Sonia Thomson (headteacher), plus author Joseph Coelho, who also performs a live reading.

Part 1 - https://youtu.be/jayPBhzJNX4

Part 2 - https://youtu.be/H44IqpyvUxA

We’re so excited to announce the launch of the Teachers’ Reading Challenge! This initiative is designed to support educators at all stages of their career, to enrich their knowledge of texts for young people (and have some fun along the way). Inspired by OU research into reading for pleasure and The Reading Agency’s children’s Summer Reading Challenge, the partnership has created a bespoke experience for teachers and others interested in promoting the reading habit in the young. Teachers are invited to sign up to the Challenge and choose their goal. You’ll be able to access a downloadable reading diary, keep track of your reading online, find book recommendations, save books onto your own wish list, take part in discussions and more!  Do join in!

To find out more download the announcement or go to the Teachers' Reading Challenge website.

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