Have Your Say - Softlink School Library Survey Now Open Take part in the 2020 Softlink School Library survey! #SchoolLibrarySurvey. The Survey is your opportunity to have a say on the trends and issues facing school libraries and is open to all schools in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific. Survey closes 15 Sept, 2020. … Continue reading Have Your Say – 2020 Softlink School Library Survey Now Open
The Courier Mail: Take it as Read The Courier Mail featured Mt Alvernia College's School Library, the iCentre. The article interviewed the school's principal, Dr Kerri Tuite, who explained that the library was the centre of the school and a vibrant hub. The article also highlighted the work of the school library staff and some … Continue reading Courier Mail: Take it as Read
The Chronicle: Glennie's Blind Date With A Book Coinciding with QSLA's Queensland School Library Week, Toowoomba's Glennie School library featured in The Chronicle about their library's Blind Date with a Book event. The article also highlighted the importance of school libraries. If you have a subscription with The Chronicle, you can hear more from Teacher … Continue reading The Chronicle: Glennie’s Blind Date With A Book
Article: The Impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment "There is strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the symptoms of depression and improve wellbeing throughout life, new research carried out for The Reading Agency has found. The report, conducted by BOP Consulting and funded by the Peter Sowerby Foundation, … Continue reading Article: The Impact of Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment
Article: How do librarians in schools support struggling readers? Written by Margaret Kristin Merga 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 … Continue reading Article: How Do Librarians in Schools Support Struggling Readers?