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Examples of Good Practice

Find a collection of Good Practices in raising literacy right here. Thanks to a thorough peer-review process, we are happy to present to you a selection of Good Practice examples with the aim of increasing access for all European citizens to literacy provision. Use the filters Country, Age Group and Policy Area to narrow down your search. In case your are looking for a specific project title please use the general search function on top of the page.

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Quick Reads

At the core of this programme is engaging less confident adult readers in ‘proper’ books and show that reading can be for everyone.

Vorlesen in Familien - Storytelling in families

This unusual storytelling project aims to empower marginalised parents to help themselves and gain confidence in their own abilities to develop their children’s early literacy skills.

Mimos e Livros à Mão de Semear - Promoting emergent literacy

Libraries in Lisbon are addressing the country’s literacy deficit through an initiative to raise parental awareness of the importance of children’s early introduction to books and storytelling.


In this example of good practice an innovative web-based literacy programme combines theory and practice and uses games to develop children’s letter-sound correspondence.

boys & books

This online resource offers research-based advice and resources to raise boys’ reading engagement and motivation