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"Every school needs a school library—it’s a no-brainer. Reading underlies every area of the curriculum and the key is having a well stocked school library and a passionate school librarian who can put the right book into the right hands at the right time."
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ABC: School libraries ‘disappearing’ as the digital age takes over Patrick Wood on ABC News Breakfast talks school libraries and … Continue reading ABC News: School libraries ‘disappearing’ as the digital age takes over
EducationHQ: Are school libraries on the way out or up? Sarah Duggan writes about the future of school libraries in … 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 “Parents, literacy experts, trade unions, teachers … Continue reading The Guardian: Experts condemn ‘folly’ of pilot scheme using pupils to staff school libraries
From our blog
ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table ASLA and ALIA have released the long-awaited update to the recommended minimum staffing levels for Australian school libraries. ABSTRACT: “Since the publication of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA) Learning for the future: developing information services in schools (LFTF), 2nd edition in … Continue reading ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table
Recap of Zoom Meeting – What Parents Need to Know About School Libraries We got some great feedback from our lively event on Tuesday, 20th of October, which was International School Library Day. Holly Godfree, campaign coordinator ran attendees through the key reasons why school libraries are so important for students and offered a range … Continue reading International School Library Day Zoom Meeting
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