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Librarians as Teachers and Information Skills Developers, Elizabeth Hutchinson

I was recently asked to talk at the SLG training day and this is the talk I gave:  School libraries are in crisis. Fake news and misinformation are rife and it seems to me that Google is taking over the … Continue reading

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AGM and Training Day, The Power Of Us: The Many Roles of School Librarians

CILIP School Libraries Group will be holding a training day and AGM on Friday 18th October at CILIP HQ in London. Programme outline: 09.15   Coffee and Registration 09.45   Welcome and Housekeeping – Caroline Roche, Chair SLG 09.50   Librarians and Great School … Continue reading

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Reflecting On Your Role As Librarian – Time To Change?, Sarah Pavey

Schools run within a safety structure of rules and regulations many of which have been in place for decades. This provides continuity for the ever changing personnel within the community. But seldom are these edicts challenged or adapted because to … Continue reading

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#GreatSchoolLibraries at the Festival of Education, Nick Poole

I was delighted to speak at the 10th annual Festival of Education at Wellington College on behalf of the CILIP School Libraries Group and School Library Association’s #GreatSchoolLibraries campaign.  If you’ve never been to #EducationFest before (it was my first time) I don’t … Continue reading

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How do you make a good case for your library?

We all have been there and experienced it: the utter frustration at seen a proposal for change or development turned down by your line-manager or the Headteacher. I have been at the receiving end of many refusals before I realised … Continue reading

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Essential Training

Educational Attainment and School Libraries Is your library at the Heart of the School? Date & Time: Friday, 14 November 2014 – 10:00am to 4:00pm Inspired by the recent CILIP report of the same name, this training day will explore … Continue reading

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Twitter 101 with James Dawson and Dawn Finch

Twitter 101 with James Dawson and Dawn Finch At the London and South East SLG LibMeet we were lucky enough to have top YA author James Dawson with us and he helped us out in a discussion about the merits … Continue reading

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