Our research, a two phase project led by The Open University and the UK Literacy Association, examined children's and teachers' reading lives, and established effective ways to support Reading for Pleasure (RfP).

Based on this research, the OU RfP website has been created to support a vibrant professional community of teachers, student teachers, librarians, teaching assistants and literacy coordinators.

Read more about the findings of our year-long Teachers as Readers (TaRs) study, which focused on RfP in 27 schools and involving 43 teachers across five areas of England.

The TaRs reseach project revaled that a robust RfP pedagogy encompassed four practices.

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