How do librarians in schools support struggling readers

Article: How do librarians in schools support struggling readers? Abstract: While librarians in schools often face significant budgetary cuts, they can play an important role in supporting learning in literacy and literature. However, little is known about the practices that they may employ to this end. Of particular interest is the role of librarians in … Continue reading How do librarians in schools support struggling readers

Report: The 2017 Softlink Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey Report

Report: The 2017 Softlink Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey Report Findings from Softlink's 2017 Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey into school library budgets, staffing, library services and trends. Read the article on the Softlink website Looking for more research? Return to Research Page Working together to ensure student access to high quality … Continue reading Report: The 2017 Softlink Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey Report

Report: What the Staff in Australia’s Schools surveys tells us about teachers working in school libraries

Report: What the Staff in Australia's Schools surveys tell us about teachers working in school libraries This report analyses the 2007, 2010 and 2013 Staff in Australia's Schools (SiAS) survey results to produce profiles of primary and secondary teachers who are working in a library role. It compares the findings about numbers of teachers working … Continue reading Report: What the Staff in Australia’s Schools surveys tells us about teachers working in school libraries

Report: School Libraries: The Heart of 21st Century Learning

Report: School Libraries: The Heart of 21st Century Learning Published by ACT Government Education, the School Libraries: The Heart of 21st Century Learning report discusses the importance of school libraries and teacher librarians. "Thriving school libraries led by qualified teacher librarians develop 21st century citizens who can locate, evaluate and use information effectively. International and … Continue reading Report: School Libraries: The Heart of 21st Century Learning

Article: School Libraries and Teacher-librarians – evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning

Article: School Libraries and teacher-librarians: Evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning International research provides compelling evidence that school libraries and teacher-librarians make a significant contribution to student literacy and learning outcomes. After summarising previous research, this article presents recent research focused on Gold Coast schools. These new Australian findings offer an evidenced … Continue reading Article: School Libraries and Teacher-librarians – evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning

Website: Canadian School Libraries

Website: Canadian School Libraries Canadian School Libraries (CSL) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to professional research and development in the field of the school library learning commons in Canada. The website provides a range of professional resources and updates on their national projects. Of particular note is their page about excellent school libraries and … Continue reading Website: Canadian School Libraries

Report: Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools

Report: Inquiry Into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians In Australian Schools On Monday 23 May 2011, the House Standing Committee on Education and Employment tabled its report on the inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools entitled School libraries and teacher librarians in 21st century Australia. Read the full report on the … Continue reading Report: Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools

Website: Literacy Matters!

Website: Literacy Matters! "The Literacy Matters! portal is for teachers, librarians and researchers to use advocacy and research purposes on the importance of literacy and reading." The Literacy Matters! website was developed to support the literacy matters campaign for IFLA – Literacy and Reading section in support of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. It lists reports, … Continue reading Website: Literacy Matters!