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School events and opportunities

We offer lots of fully-funded events and resources that help learning professionals and schools throughout Scotland engage with our programmes.

To keep up to date with our news, opportunities and resources for learning professionals, sign up to our schools newsletter or contact us at schools@scottishbooktrust.com(this link will open in a new window).

You can also find information on all of our learning programmes and how they can support you and your learners in our schools guide(this link will open in a new window).


Young Scots Writer o the Year Award 2024

Ongoing opportunities and support

Reading Schools

Live Literature

Developing and Sustaining Reading for Pleasure course endorsed by Education Scotland


17 April: Creating a book trailer with Into Film

24 April: Reading Schools Drop-in

25 April: Reading Schools - Celebrating your reading achievements

26 April: Shared practice event: sensory stories (Glasgow) SOLD OUT


2 May: Supporting Author Engagement with Scottish Book Trust (East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire)

7 May: Authors Live with M.G. Leonard

16 May: Book Discovery for primary schools - Non-Fiction

14 May: RAiSE session on STEM and Read Write Count books 2023/2024 (Scottish Borders)

29 May: Reading Schools Drop-in


5 June: Shared practice event: Supporting teens to read for pleasure – SOLD OUT

4 June: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour: Rashmi Sirdeshpande (virtual event)

10–14 June: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour with Nadia Shireen (Clackmannanshire, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Stirling)


9–13 September: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour with Danielle Jawando (East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire and Glasgow)