"It’s a wonderful journey; a homecoming of sorts. You change when you hear an extract or a poem read to you for the first time, everytime"
Read to Lead is a total immersion in Shared Reading, providing a comprehensive introduction to the experience and environment of The Reader’s unique read-aloud model. Since 2008, we have trained over 4,000 people to lead Shared Reading in their organisations and communities.
Delivered over three days or as a sequence of modules, Read to Lead’s outcomes include:
Read to Lead is specifically designed for:
Read to Lead can be tailored for specific sectors, such as: mental health; children and young people; older people; people living with dementia; criminal justice. We give full consideration to the needs of each commissioner in designing the course structure and contents.
Courses can be delivered anywhere in the UK. Please let us know if you are interested in commissioning a course beyond these shores: we have previously run courses in Australia, Denmark, Belgium and Ireland.
Read first-hand perspectives from previous Read to Lead graduates:
Read to Lead Reader Stories
Completion of Read to Lead provides participants with a range of ways in which to travel further, including:
The Read to Lead programme costs £750 per person.
Bespoke Read to Lead programmes require a minimum of 8 participants.
To commission Read to Lead for your organisation, or to register your interest in attending a programme, please contact Lisa Spurgin, Membership and Courses Assistant: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 729 2200
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