Making Myself Heard: The story of my Reader internship

Today we say goodbye to our wonderful Reading Resources Intern, Nikki. It’s been a joy having her with us and she’s been kind enough to write about her experience here at Reader HQ in Calderstones:

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‘To use and not simply deny negative material’: Shared Reading in action

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This month The Reader features in The Psychologist magazine. CRILS’ Philip Davis discusses Literature in performance, psychology in action.

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‘Shakespeare continues to be a touchstone’: Obama Shares Reading

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As he kicks back to catch up on his reading list, we reflect how former United States President Barack Obama’s love of books influenced his life.

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The Big Give: Helping people like Betty

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Ahead of the Big Give Christmas Challenge we visited Betty and her Reader Volunteer Julie to find out what Shared Reading can mean to the older people we want to help this Christmas.

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Valuing Workplace Well-being

 

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Inspired by her fellow speakers at the Wellbeing at Work conference in London last week, our founder and direction Jane Davis has been considering how Shared Reading can create better workplace well-being.

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Recommended Reads: Poetry and Dementia

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Continuing on from yesterday’s focus on dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day, we look at some of the poems which work well in Shared Reading groups.

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