‘Read Like a Demon’ is an innovative literacy program created by the Melbourne Football Club and Monash University which aims to inspire a love of reading among children. The program has been carefully designed to complement school literacy programs in Years 3 to 6 and features players from the Melbourne Football Club as reading role models in everyday life, and celebrating the joy of reading.
The Read Like a Demon Program objectives are to:
- Encourage a passion for reading and writing
- Develop self-esteem and motivation to learn, participate in, and commit to education
- Encourage students to rediscover their local libraries.