Time to Read Training Session
More than 60 of Northern Ireland’s leading companies support their staff to volunteer an hour per week during term time through Time to Read.
23 Oct 2019
Business in the Community, Bridge House, Paulett Avenue, Belfast, BT5 4HD
If you, or members of your team, are interested in joining our Time to Read literacy programme, please register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her on (028) 9046 0606, or click here for more information or to complete the form.
Time to Read is a volunteering initiative, developed by Business in the Community and supported by the Department of Education. It aims to improve literacy, foster a love of reading and build confidence and social skills of children at Key Stage 2 in local primary schools. It is currently operating in 91 schools across Northern Ireland.
More than 60 of Northern Ireland’s leading companies support their staff to volunteer an hour per week during term time through Time to Read. 100% of our current schools say they would recommend Time to Read to another school.
Company benefits include:
- Develops staff confidence
- Increases self-esteem and communication skills
- Motivates staff and enhances team work
- Raises company profile in the local community
- Builds partnerships with local schools