What Kids Are Reading 2023

Now in its 15th year, this report remains the UK’s most in-depth analysis of the books actually read and enjoyed by primary and secondary-age children over the entire school year, including:

  • Specific breakdowns by region, gender and year group
  • The most popular authors and books
  • Insights from the National Literacy Trust on student attitudes towards books and reading


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WKAR 2023
Renaissance Survey: Read what educators say about edtech

Renaissance Survey: Read what educators say about edtech

For the 2022-2023 academic year, we launched a significant teacher survey in the Middle East, which revealed that a sizeable majority (58%) of teachers feel that edtech has made blended learning (the mixing of classroom and online teaching) easier.


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The Effect of myON Reader on EFL Reading

The objective for students studying English as a second or foreign language is to understand, speak, read, and write in English. The number one challenge for teachers of English in a foreign language (EFL) setting is providing their students with adequate comprehensible input—listening and reading opportunities students can understand—to facilitate the acquisition of those four skills.

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At Renaissance, we host a series of free web events for schools around the world to learn best practices, discover new products and ensure continuous learning. To register for an online event or watch a recorded webinar – browse below, or you can check the full list from our webinars page.


Beating the summer slide with myON

Join us in this engaging webinar hosted by Renaissance trainer Sophie Gudgeon where we will delve into the crucial topic of reading, its significance for children during the summer break and discover how a lack […]

Utilising Project Based Delivery To Ensure Rapid Progression in EFL Environment

Project-based learning (PBL) is a model that effectively drives both teaching and learning of language everywhere. Educators know that providing opportunities to practice, apply, and respond to content leads to meaningful engagement by learners. And […]

Creating Classroom-Home Connection for Reading

During this 45 min session, we will explore the benefits of using myON as a classroom tool to support your teaching and learning as part of your Complete Literacy Solution. The tools within myON allow […]

Developing PISA 2025 Skills in the IB Schools

The webinar will focus on how the PISA2025 English test measures skills student learn in IB schools, like Inquiry-based learning. Our guest speaker will share her highlights using myON on this topic that educators can […]

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