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Presentation relating to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation-funded Reading Champions Project. Presentation discussed the impact that the initiative had on many children …

Presentation relating to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation-funded Reading Champions Project. Presentation discussed the impact that the initiative had on many children

Delivered at the Innovation and Development Fund conference.

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  • 1. Edinburgh Reading Champion Project
  • 2. ‘ Kirsty reads to calm down. I didn’t realise how keen she was on reading until we got the books. She gets frustrated and angry sometimes and reading helps her to relax.’ Julie Dundas RAFT
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  • 4. ‘ It was really exciting and he was really funny and really kind. I thought meeting him was amazing and incredible - I would definitely want him to come back!’ Susan from Howdenhall Secure Unit
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  • 6. ‘ Kirsty reads to calm down. I didn’t realise how keen she was on reading until we got the books. She gets frustrated and angry sometimes and reading helps her to relax.’ Julie Dundas RAFT
  • 7. ‘ Reading builds young people’s emotional literacy, helping them work through issues and understand themselves better. It can change the quality of their life.’ Changing Children’s Lives the Reading Agency, 2003
  • 8. ‘ When it was snowing, me and Duncan wanted to make an igloo but we didn’t know how, but we found a book (Pingu) in the education room with some pictures in it. We used that.’ Mark from Ferniehill Young People’s Centre
  • 9. ‘ The books is good, I get them all the time. I like fairy and princess books.’ Sarah from Edinburgh Family Support Services