Forth Valley and West Lothian RIC works towards closing the socio-economic gap in literacy through collaborative approaches that build practitioner capacity to deliver high quality learning experiences.
Rated as high impact on the EEF Toolkit, Reciprocal Reading is a structured approach to teaching reading strategies that can be used to improve reading comprehension. Developed through partnership working with the University of Stirling, this programme instils a deeper understanding of a pedagogical approach that engages learners and leads to improved outcomes.
Benefits of the programme include:
- thorough understanding of Reciprocal Reading as a pedagogy
- support in the practical application of Reciprocal Reading
- collaborative working with other Reciprocal Reading practitioners
- increased confidence in using improvement methodology
- opportunities for coaching to support the intervention
- improved outcomes in reading for children and young people.
Primary teachers and English teachers.
The original programme has been adapted. The online version is tailored to suit each school with a 6-12 week duration that includes a combination of online sessions and activities to be done in school or at home (1-2 hours per week).
To find out more about the programme contact:
Dr Janet Adam
Literacy Lead, Forth Valley & West Lothian Regional Improvement Collaborative