We are a professional association of reading educators, teachers, reading advocates and parents.

Our mission is to improve
all aspects of the
national reading programs
and teaching procedures
through teacher-training &



Be connected with the literacy workers of the world. We have about 4,000 members, and 16 regional chapters in key cities and regions/provinces of the country.  

How to Join.

  1. Fill out the RAP Membership Form.
  2. Pay membership fee to RAP Secretary at the:Room 205 College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature Bonifacio Sibayan Hall Philippine Normal University Manila contact person:  Heidi Macahilig contact no. 09202390202
  3. Claim receipt, RAP ID and RAP Journal.



/ 10 March 2014

National Convention on “Integrating the New Literacies in the K-12 Curriculum”

Dear Literacy Advocates, School Leaders, Educators and Teachers: The Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP), is pleased to announce its National Convention on “Integrating the New Literacies in the K-12 Curriculum”

/ 24 November 2013

RAP Message in these trying moments

The Reading Association of the Philippines sends its prayers and support to the victims of the horrific typhoon Haiyan and other calamities that have struck Central Philippines in recent times.  Amidst all the destruction, the hopelessness, the pain of losing loved ones, the hunger and the desperation, we believe that we are meant to survive, MORE »

~ Publications ~


Developing Comprehension in Young Readers: Lesson Plans from RAP Conventions
Volume 1

By Dina Ocampo

A compilation of the best demonstration lesson plans in early literacy development presented during our 2007 Annual Convention. This book was conceived as a response to the need of reading teachers – accessibility of developmentally appropriate lessons in English and in Filipino which could be directly used in the classrooms.

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