Supporting schools and student teachers of literacy by providing access to specialist advice and a vast range of publications, teaching support materials and student resources direct from the country’s leading publishers.


Since 1967 the National Centre for Language and Literacy has been an essential resource for teachers. It offers:

Teaching Resource Base

The Teaching Resource Base offers support for University of Reading staff, students, newly-qualified teachers and members of the Learning Hub in the form of materials for loan.

Technical Support Unit

The Technical Support Unit offers binding, laminating, materials and equipment for sale and loan.

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