On Tuesday 4 December 2012 SCIS conducted a consultation workshop with SCIS partners discussing future priorities in our support for school libraries. Judy O’Connell, Course Director (Teacher Librarianship) at Charles Sturt University started the day with a set of challenges that covered collections, search, cataloguing, curriculum, interoperability and access. Her presentation Strategic directions for school libraries reinforced the context [...]
Tag Archive for 'Role of libraries'
You can now read the latest issue of Connections online. Copies have been mailed to all Australian schools. Teacher librarians and the networked school community Mal Lee and Lyn Hay present their view of the evolution facing schools and the role of the information centre professional. Schooling worldwide is in the process of evolving from [...]
Evidence & Image is the focus of the Your School Library conference being held online from 4 – 18 March 2011. An impressive array of international guests will provide presentations on the theme of school library advocacy and help school library staff develop strategies to explain the value of the library to administrators, colleagues and [...]
The current issue of Connections has a bumper crop of original articles! Check out Catherine Hainstock’s ideas and motivation for teacher librarians to market information literacy in Taking the driver’s seat. Jennifer Dyer describes how leadership workshops are training library staff to take leadership roles in Learning to lead libraries. Valuing the next generation of screen creators discusses [...]
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Training’s Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools is well underway, with 371 submissions and 2 supplementary submissions received by the committee and a series of public hearings taking place around the country starting in April. Education Services Australia, as SCIS’s parent body, [...]