You can find out more about this research by reading the executive summaries:

Teachers as Readers: Phase 1 Research Report

Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readers

Cremin, T. (2019) Reading communities: what, how and why Primary Matters, National Association of Teachers of English.

Short summaries of each of the research findings are available. As you explore each of the findings you will be able to access ‘more research details’ on that topic.

A wider list of key publications from the Reading for Pleasure team is available to download below. This includes project books, journal articles, and professional articles. The list also includes other relevant research studies on reading for pleasure, predominantly post 2000, which address core issues in volitional reading.

Reading for pleasure research publications

You can find out more about follow on research to explore the role of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shadowing Scheme in enhancing reading for pleasure via the executive summary below.

Enriching reading for pleasure: extra-curricular reading groups

Recommended reading

Understanding reading experiences to support motivation and engagement

In this blog Sarah McGeown reflects on her research and the Growing Up A Reader project which highlights why we read often influences what we read.
researchrichpedagogies.org

The 2020 Read for Empathy collection

In this blog Jon Biddle describes the process and privilege of helping to select this new book collection with EmpathyLab.
researchrichpedagogies.org

Building Communities: why, what and how

In this article Professor Teresa Cremin considers the long term aim of developing readers for life and challenges us to consider effective strategies and practices to genuinely achieve this.
researchrichpedagogies.org


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