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OCF monthly webinar – Closing the attainment gap: the importance of reading
Wednesday 11 November, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
With Oxfordshire already facing a larger attainment gap at age 16 than the rest of England, what will the impact of lockdown be? Following the return to school, this webinar will focus on how reading has the potential to close this 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?
2.00 Welcome chaired by Interim CEO Adrian Sell, OCF
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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