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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

Curious and Wild #7

Curious and Wild #7 “I am wild about reading and I love sharing my passion for reading with our students and staff. My favourite event of the year is Book Week, when our whole school gets involved in the fun and joy of reading with heaps of great activities, displays, competitions and events.” – Deb … Continue reading Curious and Wild #7

Curious and Wild #6

Curious and Wild #6 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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Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6 The Library Team at Cabra Dominican College have been busy supporting staff and students during COVID-19. Here’s what they have been up to. Towards the end of term when we had fewer and fewer students, we remained open. We continued to encourage reading and allowed unlimited borrowing. … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5 Janine and her library team at Mater Dei College, Edgewater in WA, have been busy supporting staff and students, while also making some updates to their library collections. She answered our questions to give us some more information about the tasks she and her team have been … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4 Rhonda Bruce, Teacher Librarian at St Johns College, Dubbo in NSW answered our questions about what their school library team have been doing during the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure their staff and students have access to the resources they need. What has been the focus for your … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4

A Day In the Life of A Teacher Librarian #6

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Librarian #6 I’d like to introduce you to our next teacher librarian. She answered our questions about her job working in a school library. What is your role in the school library? I support teachers and students with literacy education, I manage teacher resources, the purchasing and … Continue reading A Day In the Life of A Teacher Librarian #6

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #3

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #3 Belinda Cameron, Teacher Librarian at Maclean High School  shares what she has been up to during COVID-19, focusing on collaboration RECREATING OUR LIBRARY COMMUNITY ONLINE: LIBRARY WEBSITE – Designed to support students, families, teachers and capture key areas of the MHS library such as origami, Harry Potter … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #3

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #2

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #2 Natasha Georgiou, Teacher Librarian at Sevenoaks Senior College, WA, answered our questions about what their school library team have been doing during the COVID-19 outbreak. What has been the focus for your school library/ role during the COVID-19 crisis? Providing resources and online support for our teaching … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #2

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #1

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #1 In a South Australian public primary school of 400 students, the school library team have been busy ensuring that their students have everything they need during the COVID-19 crisis. The focus of the school library staff during this time has been: Buying more books and getting them … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #1

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Librarian #5

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Librarian #5 Meet Jennifer Cain. She’s the Head of Learning Commons and Personal Project Co-ordinator Mater Christi College, Belgrave, Victoria. We asked her a few questions about her role and how she spends her days. What do you love best about your job? Working with students to … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Teacher Librarian #5

A Day in the Life of a Library Aide #1

A Day in the Life of a Library Aide #1 Meet our next guest library staff member. She is a library aide. She works in a school in Queensland that teaches students aged 3 to 18. She gave us a rundown of her day and what she loves about her job. I love the flexibility … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Library Aide #1

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