Pulse of The People: Schools need strong libraries Troy Record As you consider where to make cuts and what programs to eliminate, please consider the following information about school library programs and school librarians.
At this time of year it's worth pondering: many business people and economists think of themselves as Christians, but what implications does this carry?
Cindy Tschernitz's insight:
Whilst this has nothing to do with Libraries it has a lot to do with how librarians operate. We manage by using relationships and are sometimes thought of as weak because of it. A good article to reflect upon how we are human beings operate.
"Simply put, students suffer when they don’t have adequate resources—and, in particular, we’ve found that student achievement suffers when schools lack libraries that are staffed by full-time librarians"
IBNLive Focus on Literacy This International Women's Day Language Magazine Heifer International has an array of opportunities to help women around the world, including donating to start a women's group, donating to send a girl to school, and a...
The International Association of School Librarianship conducts a conference every year. They are held in a different location each year.
This year the conference will be held from the 26th to the 30th of August in Bali, Indonesia. This is close for us!
Meeting colleagues from around the world, listening to a range of speakers and participating in our wider school librarianship community is a valuable experience.
Why not attend and/or submit a proposal to present. The Call for Papers announcement is available at http://iasl2013.org/call-for-papers-information/ and the closing date for submission of proposals is 15 February 2013 (They may extend this if you are keen and need a few more days).
We have so many valuable programs etc occuring in Victoria and Queensland and it would be great to see a few highlighted at this international level.
The purpose of this paper is to promote discussion across the sector between library leaders, information service providers, vendors, practitioners, students, commentators, colleagues in Australia and internationally – anyone and everyone with an interest in the field. The paper is intended to engage, excite, provoke. It is not our blueprint for the future.
Although librarians are educators, who work mostly with people outside the formal education system, the learning component of library work is gaining momentum. Among others this is due to the growing importance of ...
Great initiative by ALIA which is fully supported by the School Library Associations of Vuctoria & Queensland. Looking forward to working with ALIA and the Alannah & Madeleine Foundation on getting the message out to parents,