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The mystery of shrinking school libraries

The mystery of shrinking school libraries Written by Debra Tidball My friend has just retired from her teacher librarian position at a local primary school in a disadvantaged area in Sydney. I don’t think the school has plans to replace her. Last year the library was culled mercilessly of books which were then shrunk into … Continue reading The mystery of shrinking school libraries

Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing

Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing Written by Dr Hilary Hughes Associate Professor Faculty of Education, QUT The school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing. It is generally the only place at school that inclusively welcomes students of differing ages and abilities. For students moving … Continue reading Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing

SNSL Coordinator to speak at National Education Summit

SNSL Coordinator to speak at National Education Summit Fancy a trip to Brisbane?  Students Need School Libraries Coordinator, Holly Godfree, will be speaking about the campaign at the National Education Summit Brisbane.  Find out more at www.nationaleducationsummit.com.au Download the Program @ https://bit.ly/2SJVLgj #NESBRIS2019 @NatEduSummit

How Did We Get Here?

Teacher Librarians pioneered the introduction of technology in schools and still play a critical and leading role today. In this blog post Teacher Librarian Deb Robins looks back on 30 years as a Teacher Librarian and her key role in implementing technological change and ensuring equitable access for all students. She considers what the future … Continue reading How Did We Get Here?

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians This post was originally published on Melissah’s blog on 24 November 2018 Without doubt, one of the most instrumental places in my life – during my primary school years in the early 80s – was our little school library. The library was situated under a classroom … Continue reading A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

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The mystery of shrinking school libraries

The mystery of shrinking school libraries Written by Debra Tidball My friend has just retired from her teacher librarian position at a local primary school in a disadvantaged area in Sydney. I don’t think the school has plans to replace her. Last year the library was culled mercilessly of books which were then shrunk into … Continue reading The mystery of shrinking school libraries

Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing

Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing Written by Dr Hilary Hughes Associate Professor Faculty of Education, QUT The school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing. It is generally the only place at school that inclusively welcomes students of differing ages and abilities. For students moving … Continue reading Why the school library is a vital space for student learning and wellbeing

SNSL Coordinator to speak at National Education Summit

SNSL Coordinator to speak at National Education Summit Fancy a trip to Brisbane?  Students Need School Libraries Coordinator, Holly Godfree, will be speaking about the campaign at the National Education Summit Brisbane.  Find out more at www.nationaleducationsummit.com.au Download the Program @ https://bit.ly/2SJVLgj #NESBRIS2019 @NatEduSummit

How Did We Get Here?

Teacher Librarians pioneered the introduction of technology in schools and still play a critical and leading role today. In this blog post Teacher Librarian Deb Robins looks back on 30 years as a Teacher Librarian and her key role in implementing technological change and ensuring equitable access for all students. She considers what the future … Continue reading How Did We Get Here?

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians This post was originally published on Melissah’s blog on 24 November 2018 Without doubt, one of the most instrumental places in my life – during my primary school years in the early 80s – was our little school library. The library was situated under a classroom … Continue reading A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries

Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries This post was originally published on Denyse Whelan Blogs on 23 October 2018 I can’t think that anyone might disagree with the statement: Students Need School Libraries. When I mentioned this campaign to assist more of the community to know WHY there even needs to be a … Continue reading Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries

A New Tim Harris Short Story

A New Tim Harris Short Story Featuring Students need school libraries In this blog post we’re thrilled to reveal a brand new “Mr Bambuckle approved” short story by award winning author Tim Harris. Polar Experiences explores the role of school libraries in fostering lifelong learners. Tim is a former primary school teacher of 15 years, and … Continue reading A New Tim Harris Short Story

Appreciation for Librarians

Appreciation for Librarians Jackie French must be a most fascinating person. She’s the much-loved author of books for children and adults. She is a tremendous advocate for school libraries, and offers insights into their value during her recent interviews for the SNSL campaign’s films. Jackie is also an honorary wombat – I suspect that mark of … Continue reading Appreciation for Librarians

SNAP – Photo Competition

SNAP for SNSL Photo Competition Have you heard the latest? The Students Need School Libraries campaign is running a photo competition for Australian school libraries! There are great prizes up for grabs, from our supporters – Wheelers, WebLinks, Australianplays.org, Softlink and Bloomsbury. But of course you’re not doing it for the prizes, or not entirely, … Continue reading SNAP – Photo Competition

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