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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

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Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15 Maggie McMahon, Library Team Leader at Sacré Cœur in VIC, answered our questions about what they are doing during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting staff and students in any way we can, promoting and expanding our online … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14 This teacher librarian at a NSW public school shares what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? To maintain a connection between our school community and the library during a time … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13 Peta Harrison, teacher librarian at Albany Senior High School, shares what has been happening in the school library during COVID-19 The reaction to the pandemic has been very different in schools and their libraries as one would expect as we are all starting from different places. In … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12 At an independent school in Queensland, the Library Team have been busy supporting staff and students during COVID-19. They answered our questions about what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting teachers to upskill on technology; … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #11

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #11 Lynne Sim, Teacher/Librarian at the Mandurah Baptist College Senior School Library answered our questions about what their library team have been working on during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Providing opportunities for students to continue borrowing and reading. … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #11

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10 The Library Team at a school in Victoria are providing staff and students with online resources and information during COVID-19. The Head of Library Services answered our questions about what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9 The Library Team at a state high school in WA have been called stars by their appreciative parents as they work hard to support the students and staff during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Making sure that all … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8 A Teacher Librarian at a school in WA shared the story about how their school library has responded to COVID-19. Due to personal circumstances I was able to volunteer to supervise/teach the students of essential services parents that remained at the school. The number was small about … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7 Sarah Love, Head of Library at Mandurah Catholic College, WA, shares what has been happening in their school library during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? As a Teacher Librarian – preparing to teach online. As the Library manager … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7

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