Developed in New Zealand and now running in many other countries, Reading Recovery is one of the most extensively researched and effective early literacy interventions in the world.
Based on research for the Ministry of Education
Based on best evidence synthesis from John Hopkins University
Success with Reading Recovery comes from teamwork. 6-year-olds who find reading and writing challenging engage in one-to-one learning with specially trained teachers, supported by their school and their classroom teacher.
Your school’s Reading Recovery team can raise reading and writing achievement for around 80% those receiving support.
If you are an experienced junior class teacher, you can train to make a difference as a Reading Recovery teacher.
As a tutor, you can play a key role in training teachers to design and deliver individual lessons.
Reading Recovery has decades of success behind it and extensive research from multiple English-speaking countries. Find useful resources for supporting your team here.
Repeated international studies have documented the benefits of Reading Recovery.
BUILDS SCHOOL CAPABILITY
Reading Recovery works best as an integral part of the school-wide literacy strategy.
HAS LONG TERM BENEFITS
The effects on students are identifiable 10 years after participating.
UK economists estimate that for every £1 spent on Reading Recovery, there is a societal benefit of up to £4.30.