Research about Reading Recovery and related issues is crucial to understanding the wider impact of intervention: it enables us to learn lessons from the past and sharpens our awareness and monitoring of the present, in order to make cost effective decisions for the future.
Research also helps refine and improve literacy intervention generally, examining issues ranging from effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, to self-esteem and continued progress. In short, research enables policymakers to have a better understanding of Reading Recovery's multiple facets.
Reading Recovery has been widely researched internationally. We have categorised research publications based on the questions which are most commonly asked.