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is a non-profit association based in Sweden. Our work promotes social justice in society and equity in education all over the world.

Our mission

Reading for Life works towards the goal of democratising education so that all learners are given the best opportunities to develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally regardless of age, sex, ethnicity or social background and have available a range of options to enable them to participate fully in society.

Our work

Reading for Life transforms educational theory and policy into school improvement measures and classroom innovation via:

  • creation of networks, projects and research partnerships between the tertiary, adult education and school sectors;
  • teacher professional development,especially in the area of literacy and learning 
  • professional development for school leaders focusing on whole school improvement;
  • support for whole-school development of vision and mission;
  • school leadership support;
  • coaching of teachers;
  • conferences, seminars and presentations;
  • the Reading to Learn professional development program

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Fourteen Swedish teachers took part in Reading for Life´s summer course in Policoro, Italy in June. It was an intense week with a lot of learning and reflecting about pedagogy as well as learning and experiencing South Italian life style! 

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