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Volunteer reading programme rolled out free to Scottish SMEs thanks to new funding

Posted: 10th March 2017 07970 268 944SMEs across Scotland are being encouraged to form Paired Reading partnerships with their local schools, to help boost literacy of primary school children.

This programme, run by Business in the Community (BITC) Scotland, supports businesses, free of charge, to develop a volunteer partnership with a local school, providing reading support and positive role models for children, and rewarding volunteer opportunities for employees.

To find out more, email

The programme is funded by the Robertson Trust, the Barrack Charitable Trust and the Ernest Cook Trust.

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