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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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.


How to Build a Personalised and Engaging Reading Culture for All

Join our upcoming webinar on January 31st! Be part of the conversation between Chante Givens, the Academic Director of Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA), and Frances Kingston, a Renaissance expert and consultant. Together, they’ll unravel […]

English Language Acquisition in & out of EFL Classroom

Confident students learn faster and become independent learners, which opens the door to academic success. Join our live webinar with Karen Randolfe, a Renaissance Expert, about the role of authentic texts with native narration in […]

How to Unleash Student Potential with Star Assessments Best Practices

Join us for an informative webinar on Star Assessments best practices, featuring Renaissance expert Sophie Gudgeon. In this session, Sophie will delve into the latest insights and strategies for optimising the implementation of Star Assessments. […]

Helping Students Overcome the Summer Slide in Reading

Teachers around the world all struggle with the summer slide phenomenon, in which students lose some of the learning they achieved in the previous school year over the summer break. Reading comprehension is also affected […]

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