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Volunteers in Schools

Yes We Can Read is the product of many years of experience of teaching reading, distilled into a structured, ready-to-use programme which enables a fluent reader to teach a non-reader or poor reader how to read for meaning. The book encourages a ‘can do’ ethos and learners can experience rapid progress.

Volunteer reading coaches may be support staff, parents, gifted and talented students within the school, university students volunteering in schools, trainee teachers, Duke of Edinburgh award scheme students on community service, retired people or grandparents.   

Yes We Can Read is designed so that another reading coach can take over seamlessly, should a volunteer be unavailable. This ensures continuity of progress and builds on the learner’s newly developed reading skills and enthusiasm.