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School Improvement: Why your library matters

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Course content

  • This course is all about maximising the potential of the library for developing communities of learners. Are school libraries needed in the digital age, when information can be accessed at the click of a button? The answer is a resounding yes! Learning and the acquisition of knowledge is more than the retrieval of information. A well-managed library is a repository of knowledge that is curated to meet the needs of learners in your schools, it is a visual and physical reminder of the pleasures that reading has to offer. Impact of the school library – what the research tells us. Areas of focus:
  • Establishing a vibrant library space
  • Organising and managing the library
  • Developing book knowledge and targeting resources
  • Practical strategies to promote reading for pleasure
  • Empowering your users
  • Maxmising library use
  • Using the library with the wider school community
  • What to do if the library is in a cupboard, a corridor or in classrooms?
  • Finding funding for your library projects

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June 10
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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