Reading Teams

We offer a range of Continued Professional Development (CPD) training for education staff

Our accredited training and workshops for teachers, teaching assistants, librarians, governors and other support staff are perfect for professional development and INSET training days.

We’ll provide strategies to help tackle low levels of literacy and poor self-esteem while raising staff morale and building good teamwork. Reading Teams training improves the teaching of reading and understanding of key elements such as phonics and reading comprehension.


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Supporting Reading Development Training Reading Support Workshop
  • A flexible, in-depth one-day training course
  • Accredited training at Level 2
  • Detailed training pack and resources provided
  • Personalised to your team members needs
  • Gain an insight into the literacy education and how children develop reading skills
  • Build their own subject knowledge of texts, grammar and punctuation
  • Know and use different types of texts when supporting reading
  • Develop strategies to improve pupils’ reading skills and confidence
  • Understand the importance of improved literacy skills in raising confidence and self esteem
  • Reflect on and record their professional development as a Reading Support Practitioner

£95 per person, minimum course cost £995


An interactive and informal half-day workshop to help your team to:

  • Identify with the challenges of a struggling reader
  • Consider the reading process, the skills and strategies needed
  • Develop effective questioning and listening techniques
  • Assess the effectiveness of a range of reading resources
  • Observe good practice when working one-to-one to support reading development

£495 for up to 20 people

If the Reading Support Workshops or Supporting Reading Development course do not meet your needs, we can prepare a bespoke package for your team.


Please note that courses outside Reading Matters geographical area may incur additional cost.