Reading challenge information for educators

How the challenge works and how to get started and register your students.

The Premiers' reading challenge is now closed.

For schools

Get started

Only one coordinator needs to complete the school registration, by logging in to the online system and completing the 'Register school wizard'.

If you have more than one campus, enter all campuses as one school and then use class names to distinguish each campus. Certificates will be sent to the principal of the main campus for distribution.

Here's what you need to know to get started:

Newsletter text for Schools

Premier's Letter to Parents

For early childhood

The early childhood category includes children from birth to the year before they start school.

Services can register children at their centre. Here's how to get started:

For the latest news, competitions and fun reading activities for children aged under five, subscribe to the reading challenge early years newsletter

To join us on Facebook, see: Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge Facebook

Contact the Reading Challenge

Make sure you read the right guide for your area above before getting in touch.

Wherever possible, get in touch via email. We'll usually reply on the same or next business day.

Report technical issues

Before you get in touch, make sure you've:

  • read the online system guides
  • checked with your local IT technician to make sure settings or firewalls are preventing access.

Report issues to

Include as much detail as you can, including what you were trying to do or any error messages you saw.