Looked-after children's reading is a matter of national concern. Better literacy attainment is crucial for improving LAC's life-chances.
Anne provides training for foster carers, residential workers, social workers, designated teachers and library staff to explore the challenges looked-after children and young people face with reading, and to identify ways to support reading skills and enjoyment.
She delivers courses on looked-after children and reading for local authorities and national and regional bodies.
Anne tailors every course to client requirements and learner needs.
Participants can expect to gain:
There are extensive handouts to back up the training.
I now have ideas of how I can encourage my young people to use books and the library, and how to exploit their interests and use reading as a hobby as opposed to another task.
Very interesting learning how to tackle children's lack of interest in books. Emphasis on importance of reading materials other than books was a timely reminder.
A very useful day with plenty of great ideas and resources to help with the children in our household.
V. enjoyable! Particularly found small group evaluation of reading resources useful.