Courier Mail: Page Turners Spreading the Word on Books and Letter to Editor

Courier Mail: Spreading the Word on Books An article in QLD's Courier Mail, accompanied by a splendid photograph of  students,  featured the good work of teacher librarians in Queensland who are building students' literacy. Activities highlighted in the article included reading and writing workbooks with children's author Aleesah Darlison, and the Premier's Reading Challenge. In … Continue reading Courier Mail: Page Turners Spreading the Word on Books and Letter to Editor

ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter ‘survival mode’

ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter 'surival mode' Rebecca Carmody at ABC News reports on the trend of the loss of qualified teacher librarians in Australian schools, with a focus on literary researcher Margaret Merga's research into school libraries. Read the full article on the … Continue reading ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter ‘survival mode’

Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview

Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview An interview with Australian author and illustrator Michael Salmon about his creative process and his support for the Students Need School Libraries campaign. Read the full interview on the Enthralled Magazine website. Back to Media: Our Campaign Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay … Continue reading Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview

The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age

The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age Article by Henriette Cook. Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age takes a look at the condition of school libraries in Australia, staff levels, some misinformed ideas and how Australian Children's Laureate and the Students Need … Continue reading The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age

The Canberra Times: Charnwood-Dunlop School community rallies to improve reading

The Canberra Times: Charnwood-Dunlop School community rallies to improve reading Written by Megan Doherty, this article talks about the strategies, including the employment of a teacher librarian, the Charnwood-Dunlop School have used to increase reading engagement, with positive implications for their testing results. Read the full article on The Canberra Times. Back to Media: Our … Continue reading The Canberra Times: Charnwood-Dunlop School community rallies to improve reading

The Book Chook: What’s so great about school libraries?

The Book Chook: What's so great about school libraries Teacher Librarian, Deb Robins, and Sue Stevenson of The Book Chook teamed up to write this article, published at The Book Chook, that explains what’s great about school libraries. It invites people to check out the Students Need School Libraries campaign website. Read the full article … Continue reading The Book Chook: What’s so great about school libraries?

Connections: Morris Gleitzman on the uniquely contributive role of school libraries

Connections: Morris Gleitzman on the uniquely contributive role of school libraries "Australian Children's Laureate Morris Gleitzman discusses the uniquely contributive role of school libraries, and how parents and supporters can work together to ensure students have access to strong school library services. " Read the full article in Connections, Issue 108. Return to Media: School … Continue reading Connections: Morris Gleitzman on the uniquely contributive role of school libraries

The Conversation: Don’t worry, a school library with fewer books and more technology is good for today’s students

The Conversation: Don't worry, a school library with fewer books and more technology is good for today's students In response to a recent article about a school changing its library services, this article discusses the importance of school libraries and how libraries work with and teach students to use technology well. Read the full article … Continue reading The Conversation: Don’t worry, a school library with fewer books and more technology is good for today’s students

Connections: Students need great school libraries

Connections: Students Need Great School Libraries "Two campaigns on opposite sides of the world are currently calling on school library supporters to help spread the word: all students need great school libraries with qualified, professional library staff." Nicole Richardson writes about the Australian Students Needs School Libraries and the UK Great School Libraries campaigns. Read … Continue reading Connections: Students need great school libraries