Closing the attainment gap: the importance of reading event

With Oxfordshire already facing a larger attainment gap at age 16 than the rest of England, what will the impact of lockdown be?

Wednesday, 11th November 2020. 14:00 – 15:00 GMT.

With Oxfordshire already facing a larger attainment gap at age 16 than the rest of England, what will the impact of lockdown be?

About this Event
Following the return to school in September, this webinar will focus on how reading has the potential to close the attainment gap. How is the local charitable sector complementing the work of schools, and how can we prevent children from the most disadvantaged families from becoming a lost generation?

Agenda:
2.00 Welcome chaired by Interim CEO Adrian Sell, OCF
2.10 Spotlight on: Helen Hastle, Regional Director at The Dollywood Foundation UK
2.25 Making a difference: Jane Rendle, Development Manager at ARCH (Assisted Reading for Children in Oxfordshire)
2.35 Supporting the change: Bob Evans, fundholder, The Maggie Evans Fund
2.45 Over to you: Open Q&A
2.55 Wrap up

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