Evaluation of Every Child a Reader (ECaR)

Read an independent evaluation by the Department for Education on the Every Child a Reader strategy, investigating the implementation, impact and value-for-money. more

"He's a different boy now – because he can do it. His whole attitude to reading has changed," Parent.


The European Centre for Reading Recovery helps primary schools lift literacy attainment, and strives towards every child becoming a reader and writer through timely and targeted support. Based at the Institute of Education in London, the Centre manages Every Child a Reader for schools and one-to-one Reading Recovery, an intervention supported by the DfE, for the lowest literacy learners.