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Further support and CLPL sessions

Our Reading Schools team runs fully-funded training sessions for teachers and learning professionals to help guide you through your Reading Schools journey. At the moment all our training is taking place online through Microsoft Teams.

Your Reading Schools journey CLPL online events

We recommend you attend all three of these if you are just starting with Reading Schools, or join at the appropriate place in your journey

Introduction to Reading Schools

Reading Schools as it happens

Submitting your Reading Schools evidence

Shared practice events

Hear from colleagues in Reading Schools across Scotland.

Shared Practice: Interdisciplinary book projects

Starting a paired reading project with Read, Write, Count

Drop in sessions

Join us for a drop in session with the Reading Schools team for an opportunity to ask for any help or advice on your Reading Schools accreditation application. You will also have the opportunity to network with other schools working towards their Reading Schools accreditation.

These sessions are suitable for all schools and will be held as a meeting on Microsoft Teams. The link to access the session will be emailed close to the event.

Upcoming dates

Register for upcoming drop in sessions

Watch previous CLPL

You can watch recordings of our past webinars by searching 'Training videos' in the resources section of our website.

CLPL for learning professionals with Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust offers fully-funded online and in-person training courses for teachers and learning professionals including: Creating inspiring reading environments in your school, Gifting the Bookbug P1 Family Bag and Read, Write, Count bags, Book discovery sessions and more. You can find (this will open in a new window)Scottish Book Trust online training dates for the upcoming school year and information on how to register on our CLPL for learning professionals web page.

Author events:

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour

The (this will open in a new window)Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour brings authors, illustrators and a variety of other creative practitioners to schools, libraries and public venues. Check out upcoming authors, tours and dates.

Authors Live

(this will open in a new window)Authors Live is a series of world class children's author and illustrator events brought directly to your classroom, library or home for free, live on the web. There are over 90 live events available to watch on demand from world famous authors, including David Walliams, Cressida Cowell and Julia Donaldson. The (this will open in a new window)on demand library can be filtered by age group, curriculum area and theme so check them out.

Live Literature

Live Literature is a Scotland-wide programme that helps fund and support author events in communities all over the country. Find out everything you need to know about applying for, running and making the most of (this will open in a new window)Live Literature events.