Students Need School Libraries
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The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘It’s a crucial role’: Teacher librarians push to boost their numbers in schools
The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘It’s a crucial role’: Teacher librarians push to boost their numbers in schools An article by … Continue reading The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘It’s a crucial role’: Teacher librarians push to boost their numbers in schools
Website: Margaret K Merga’s Research
Website: Margaret K. Merga’s Research Dr Margaret K. Merga has continued to show her support of school libraries and the … Continue reading Website: Margaret K Merga’s Research
Report: 2020 School Library Survey – Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific preliminary findings
Report: 2020 School Library Survey – Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific preliminary findings The preliminary findings for the Softlink … Continue reading Report: 2020 School Library Survey – Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific preliminary findings
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Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022
Announcing Australian School Library Day We are super excited to announce Australian School Library Day. Celebrating on the 24th of August, 2022, Australian School Library Day sits in the middle of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week. It is the perfect opportunity to highlight incredible Australian children’s literature and the amazing things Australian … Continue reading Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022
ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table
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
International School Library Day Zoom Meeting
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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