Pūtoi Rito Communities of Readers — research reports

Read research reports by Auckland University of Technology School of Education, Point and Associates, and NZCER, commissioned for the Communities of Readers initiative.

Contents

Flying duck and words "Read, share, grow, South Dunedin".

South Dunedin Communities of Readers Project report

Findings and insights from the Communities of Readers Project undertaken in South Dunedin. This project is a National Library initiative that aims to engage children aged 3 to 7 and their families with reading for pleasure and wellbeing.
Colourful books on a table.

A changing story of reading at Huntly College

A report written by Auckland University of Technology School of Education on the Communities of Readers project at Huntly College.
Detail from a photo showing colour books with the Communities of readers sticker on them.

Canterbury Communities of Readers Project report

The purpose of this report is to highlight the findings and insights of the Communities of Readers (COR) Project undertaken in Canterbury.
Woman reading a book aloud, she is holding a book up so the audience can see the pictures.

Making reading for pleasure visible in five primary schools from Te Kāhui Ako o Tiriwā

The West Auckland Communities of Readers project involves five partner schools who already have connections through their Kāhui Ako or Community of Learning – Te Kāhui Ako o Tiriwā.
Books on a curved bookshelf.

Teachers as readers in New Zealand primary and intermediate schools

A study to investigate the possible associations between the personal reading practices of teachers who read for pleasure and their engagement with students around text in their schools and classrooms.
Colourful books.

Reading for pleasure for the collective good of Aotearoa New Zealand

This literature review, prepared by Auckland University of Technology School of Education for the Pūtoi Rito Communities of Readers initiative, considers why and how to promote the benefits of reading for pleasure to all.
Colourful books on a bookshelf.

A national agenda on reading for pleasure: Insights from Communities of Readers research

A summary report of the literature review prepared by Auckland University of Technology School of Education, in the context of the Huntly and West Auckland Communities of Readers projects.