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How to run a staff book club

Learning type: Professional learning
Category: Get inspired, Reading culture
Programme: First Ministers Reading Challenge
Language: English
Genre: Literature
Age group: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18, Adults

Setting up a staff book club is a great way to increase your team's knowledge of contemporary children's literature. This resource contains information on how to set up and run a staff book club, with useful tips and advice on:

Why set up a staff book club?

Research by the Open University has shown that a good working knowledge of children's literature is vital to support children to become readers. You can find out more about this in our article which summarises the findings(this will open in a new window). A knowledge of contemporary children's books can then be used to: