International School Library Day, coordinated by the International Association of School Libraries, is celebrated each October. Many school libraries in Australia choose the third Monday in October as the day to celebrate what school libraries are about, and to raise awareness of school library services with teaching colleagues and the community. The Australian School Library [...]
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You can now read the latest issue of Connections at the SCIS website. Seven strategies to develop your advocacy toolkit Karen Bonanno provides a series of advocacy activities to help school library staff influence policy, advising that to bring about change requires consistent and persistent effort to shift perceptions. She advocates maintaining regular positive activity [...]
You can now read the latest issue of Connections online. Copies have been mailed to all Australian schools. There are articles of interest for everyone involved in school library activities. An introduction to the Australian Curriculum Dr Grette Toner outlines the structure, implications and opportunities for teacher librarians of the Australian Curriculum. As well as [...]
You can read the latest issue of Connections online. Copies have been mailed to all Australian schools. There are articles of interest for everyone involved in school library activities. Let us know what you think of this issue. Thinking about ebooks Ebook demonstration at Web 2.0 expo, San Francisco 2010, courtesy of Flickr Stephen Abram [...]
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 [...]
On 12 July 2010 Education Services Australia (ESA) was represented at the Adelaide hearing of the Parliamentary Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools. Also appearing were representatives of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the School Library Association of South Australia (SLASA), the Joint Use Libraries Association of Australia, the Children’s [...]