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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

Curious and Wild #5

Curious and Wild #5 “School libraries are the engine room of the school providing a wide range of quality of contemporary resources to suit a wide range of needs. I am curious about: Digital access to the collection provides for easy searching any time on any day. Community support facilitates literature based activities – book … Continue reading Curious and Wild #5

Curious and Wild #4

Curious and Wild #4 “It’s curious that when students are still interested in reading when promoted non-fiction books that are relevant to them!! When school libraries are welcoming, enabling and current, students want to be there and be involved.” Louise Moreton – iCentre Manager – Iona Presentation College – WA “Any kind of reading is … Continue reading Curious and Wild #4

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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, … 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

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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