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

ASA: Gender, Gatekeepers and Good Fun

ASA: Gender, Gatekeepers and Good Fun: The Current State of Play in Children’s Literature In her 2018 Australian Society of Authors’ Colin Simpson Memorial Lecture, presented on November 3 in Sydney, Jacqueline Harvey talks about the importance of reading, gender in literature, and the role that librarians, teachers, and parents have in encouraging reading. You can read … Continue reading ASA: Gender, Gatekeepers and Good Fun

ABC News: School libraries ‘disappearing’ as the digital age takes over

ABC: School libraries 'disappearing' as the digital age takes over Patrick Wood on ABC News Breakfast talks school libraries and the steps author Leigh Hobbs it taking to save them. Read or listen to the article on ABC News.  Return to Media Coverage Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay … Continue reading ABC News: School libraries ‘disappearing’ as the digital age takes over

EducationHQ: Are school libraries on the way out or up?

EducationHQ: Are school libraries on the way out or up? Sarah Duggan writes about the future of school libraries in Australia and the steps author Leigh Hobbs is taking to preserve them. Read the full article on EducationHQ Return to Media Coverage Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated … Continue reading EducationHQ: Are school libraries on the way out or up?

The Guardian: Experts condemn ‘folly’ of pilot scheme using pupils to staff school libraries

The Guardian: Experts condemn 'folly' of pilot scheme using pupils to staff school libraries "Parents, literacy experts, trade unions, teachers and librarians have spoken out against initiative being trialled by the Scottish Borders council" Read the full article on The Guardian. Return to Media: School Libraries Working together to ensure student access to high quality school … Continue reading The Guardian: Experts condemn ‘folly’ of pilot scheme using pupils to staff school libraries