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Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21 K. Garton, Teacher Librarian – Head of Library at MacKillop College VIC, shares the strategies the library has used to the support the school community during COVID-19 restrictions. School Libraries and COVID19 The focus of our Library throughout COVID19 has been to support and provide resources for … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20 The Library Team at Brighton Grammar School, Lêna Hume-Twining, Ruth Silva and Katrina Holgyee, share what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. Our role during the COVID-19 Crisis has been to bring our library community online and our focus has been on promoting … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19 Debra McGhee, Teacher Librarian at St Teresa’s Catholic College, QLD, shares what she and her team have been doing to support students and staff during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? We want to ensure students and staff continue … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18 The Library Team at Immanuel Lutheran College’s Innovation Hub have been busy having lots of fun and making sure their students have the support they need during COVID-19. Kelly Dunham, Innovation Hub Coordinator answered our questions about what the library team have been doing. What has been … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17 Neelika Kottachchi, Manger of Library and Information Services at Mentone Girl’s Secondary College, VIC, shares the strategies the library has used to the support the school community during COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s what I do during this trying time of COVID-19 at my school Library At Mentone Girls’ … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

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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

Try this…

Author Hazel Edwards

Try this… Hazel Edwards OAM is an author, educator and grandmother who reads on Facetime nightly with her 7 year old grandson. Librarians and Antarctic expeditioners are her heroes. In that order. It makes economic sense investing in teacher-librarians. If we don’t, the later prison costs and loss from the entrepreneurial businesses NOT started, will … Continue reading Try this…

It’s Not About Shelving The Books and Keeping Kids Quiet

Author Nick Earl

It’s Not About Shelving The Books and Keeping Kids Quiet This post was originally published on Nick Earls’ blog on 21/09/2015. Some schools no longer have teacher-librarians and, the more I see of teacher-librarians, the less sense that makes to me. What’s next? No teachers? Kids turning up to the classroom each morning and inventing … Continue reading It’s Not About Shelving The Books and Keeping Kids Quiet

Campaign Launch Date Announcement

Campaign Launch Date Announced Mark your calendars!  The date and time for the launch of the Students Need School Libraries campaign is Tuesday, 16 October at 7:00pm (AEDT) on the dot. We will mark the start of the campaign with a social media takeover. Our goal is to get #StudentsNeedSchoolLibraries trending on the evening of the 16th, with other media … Continue reading Campaign Launch Date Announcement

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