Students Need School Libraries
All children need a quality school library run by qualified professionals. Is your child's school library all that it can and should be?
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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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Softlink Blog: To supercharge student success Softlink Blog interviewed Holly Godfree, Teacher Librarian and Campaign Coordinator for the Students Need School … Continue reading Softlink Blog: To supercharge student success
Kinderling Radio: Why We Need Qualified Teacher Librarians On Thursday 12th of October, 2017, Holly Godfree, teacher librarian and Students … Continue reading Kinderling Radio: Why We Need Qualified Teacher Librarians
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 … Continue reading Article: School Libraries and Teacher-librarians – evidence of their contribution to student literacy and learning
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Join our Campaign Leadership Team! Do you have opinions about the Students Need School Libraries campaign? We are seeking an addition to our leadership team to set the direction of our ongoing advocacy campaign in Australia. What do you need to do? Please submit your expression of interest (no more than one page) explaining why … Continue reading Join our campaign leadership team
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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