Read Educational Trust


Read Educational Trust is a South African NGO that operates broadly in the education and literacy sectors, specifically in educator training and the provision of school resources. READ is a sister company to Reading Matters and is supported by Reading Matters in its outreach to schools.

READ is a leader in educational assessment, materials development and resource provision. In terms of local and international resource selection and provision, READ delivers community and life-skills training to young people about to enter the workforce, as well as training for adults in business, including presentation, communication and conflict resolution skills.

Established in 1979 and funded by both local and foreign donors as well as the private sector, READ works alongside the Department of Education to implement teacher training and literacy projects in schools.