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

Radio: Support the Students Need School Libraries Campaign

Radio: Support the Students Need School Libraries Campaign Teacher Librarian, Mrs Marie Miegel, spoke to David and Belinda on ABC Southern Queensland about the Students Need School Libraries campaign. Listen to the interview here. Back to Media: Our Campaign Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join our mailing … Continue reading Radio: Support the Students Need School Libraries Campaign

Readability: Can the solution to Australia’s literacy woes be found in the school library?

Readability: Can the solution to Australia's literacy woes be found in the school library? This blog post by Fleur Morrison discusses the Students Need School Libraries campaign and the importance of school libraries in addressing the literacy skills of Australian students. Read the full blog post on the Readability website. Back to Media Releases Working together … Continue reading Readability: Can the solution to Australia’s literacy woes be found in the school library?

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

Children’s Books Daily: Students Need School Libraries

Children's Books Daily: Students Need School Libraries Megan Daley from Children's Books Daily writes about the Students Need School Libraries campaign and the importance of school libraries. Read the full blog post on Children's Books Daily. Back to Media: Our Campaign Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join … Continue reading Children’s Books Daily: Students Need School Libraries

ASLA: Students Need School Libraries

ASLA: Students Need School Libraries Students Need School Libraries Campaign information and updates on the Australian School Libraries Association website. Read the full article on the ASLA website. Back to Media Releases Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join our mailing list. Subscribe Search Connect © 2018 Students … Continue reading ASLA: Students Need School Libraries

Softlink Blog: To supercharge student success

Softlink Blog: To supercharge student success Softlink Blog interviewed Holly Godfree, Teacher Librarian and Campaign Coordinator for the Students Need School Libraries campaign, launching on 16th October 2018.  Holly answered questions about the exciting Australia-wide initiative, which promotes the importance of school libraries and encourages advocacy on this issue among the general public, with a particular … Continue reading Softlink Blog: To supercharge student success