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Learning About Learning To Learn, Sarah Pavey

In the UK, few school librarians are also qualified teachers unlike many of our overseas colleagues. We may feel that “teaching” is not part of our remit since we are not formally employed to deliver lessons and neither do most … Continue reading

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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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Pupil Library Assistant Training Day 2015

CILIP SLG National in collaboration with the London and South-East Group have recently run their second Pupil Librarian Training Day at the Elmgreen School with Librarians and students from 12 different schools. The first activity of the day was varied … Continue reading

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Stock check issue: have you got the right exam board textbooks in your library?

With the recent changes in the National Curriculum, it is more important than ever to ensure that your library has the right textbooks and revision guides for all the subjects taught in school. An efficient and effective way to keep track … Continue reading

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Why children deserve a school librarian.

Dawn Finch, YA author, school library and literacy consultant, vice-chair London and South East School Libraries Group (SLG) Follow @dawnafinch With a decade of UK school libraries under my belt, and as a YA author, it is easy for me … Continue reading

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