Applications open for Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi

The New Zealand Ministry of Education is inviting applications for funding to implement the Reading Together® programme. For those in the Schooling sector in New Zealand, the following information was published in the Ministry of Education School Leaders Bulletin | He Pitopito Kōrero | Update – 23 August 2022:

Applications open for Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi

Schools can apply for funding to deliver Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi.

Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi is a strengths-based, literacy intervention that supports parents and whānau to learn strategies to positively support their children’s reading at home. It runs over four workshops (1 hour 15 minutes in length) and builds high-trust relationships between staff, parents, whānau, librarians and communities.

The programme has been found to increase children’s meaningful access to books, support whānau bonding and raise reading achievement.

How to apply

  • Request an application form by emailing Reading.Together@education.govt.nz.
  • Applications are open until 31 March 2023. Schools can select which term they plan to deliver the programme (up to Term 2, 2023 – week 1 to 5 only).

To find out more about Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi visit:

Reading Together® Te Pānui Ngātahi – Education Counts

Reading Together® and Early Reading Together® – TKI

Reading Together® programme – The Biddulph Group

Posted: Friday 2 September 2022