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EOI – SNSL Campaign Coordinator Role

EOI – Campaign Coordinator Role   A word from Campaign Coordinator – Holly Godfree Dear School Library Community, I’ve come to the (long-considered) conclusion that it is time for me to step down from my role as Coordinator of the Students Need School Libraries campaign.   It was in 2016, a year after its conception, that … Continue reading EOI – SNSL Campaign Coordinator Role

Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022

Announcing Australian School Library Day We are super excited to announce Australian School Library Day. Celebrating on the 24th of August, 2022, Australian School Library Day sits in the middle of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week. It is the perfect opportunity to highlight incredible Australian children’s literature and the amazing things Australian … Continue reading Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022

ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table

ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table ASLA and ALIA have released the long-awaited update to the recommended minimum staffing levels for Australian school libraries. ABSTRACT: “Since the publication of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA) Learning for the future: developing information services in schools (LFTF), 2nd edition in … Continue reading ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table

International School Library Day Zoom Meeting

Recap of Zoom Meeting – What Parents Need to Know About School Libraries We got some great feedback from our lively event on Tuesday, 20th of October, which was International School Library Day. Holly Godfree, campaign coordinator ran attendees through the key reasons why school libraries are so important for students and offered a range … Continue reading International School Library Day Zoom Meeting

Curious and Wild #8

Curious and Wild #8 Back to all posts Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join our mailing list. Subscribe Search Connect © 2020 Students Need School Libraries

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Curious and Wild #3

Curious and Wild #3 “I love the way in which libraries are able to provide an environment where a diverse range of people – staff and students – can find stories, games, interests which engage them and enable them to learn.” Katie Cripps – Teacher Librarian – Moss Vale High School – NSW “I am … Continue reading Curious and Wild #3

Curious and Wild #2

Curious and Wild #2 “I am curious about school libraries and what is their most valued and used resources these days?” Paul – Dentist. Return to all posts Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join our mailing list. Subscribe Search Connect © 2020 Students Need School Libraries

Curious and Wild #1

Curious and Wild #1 “I am curious about media literacy and how I can use my library lessons to teach digital and information literacy skills to students in Prep right the way through to Year 8. “ Madison Dearnaley, Teacher Librarian, Pacific Lutheran College. Return to all posts Working together to ensure student access to high … Continue reading Curious and Wild #1

Curious and Wild Blog Post Series

Curious and Wild Blog Series International School Library Day is nicely timed this year to coincide with CBCA Book Week. Mark your calendar for October 20, 2020. Whether you are celebrating one or both events, we invite you to join us in a range of amazing opportunities. More information can be found on the ALIA and SNSL websites. … Continue reading Curious and Wild Blog Post Series

Big News: SA ACER Report into School Library Staffing

Big News: ACER Report reveals data about staffing in SA School Libraries The 2011 Parliamentary Inquiry into School libraries and teacher librarians in 21st century Australia recommended national research into the links between library programs and student achievement as well as data on Teacher Librarian numbers in Australian schools. The School Library Association of South … Continue reading Big News: SA ACER Report into School Library Staffing

Have Your Say – 2020 Softlink School Library Survey Now Open

Have Your Say – Softlink School Library Survey Now Open Take part in the 2020 Softlink School Library survey! #SchoolLibrarySurvey. The Survey is your opportunity to have a say on the trends and issues facing school libraries and is open to all schools in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific. Survey closes 15 Sept, 2020. … Continue reading Have Your Say – 2020 Softlink School Library Survey Now Open

Snapshot of A School Library During COVID-19 #28

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #28 The Library Team at Heathdale Christian College (Werribee and Melton) have been busy during both Victoria’s first and second COVID outbreaks. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Library teacher turning 1st round of remote learning did take library classes, using … Continue reading Snapshot of A School Library During COVID-19 #28

Snapshot of A School Library During COVID-19 #27

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #27 The Library Team at an Independent school in VIC share what they have been doing to support staff and students during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Maintaining as many Library services as safe and possible and shifting them … Continue reading Snapshot of A School Library During COVID-19 #27

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #26

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #26 Mrs. Wendy Nieto, Elementary School Librarian at The TASIS School In Dorado, Puerto Rico, shares what she has been doing to continue the love of reading during COVID-19 restrictions. Hi, my name is Wendy Nieto and I’m the Elementary Librarian at The TASIS School in Dorado, Puerto … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #26

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