School libraries

Victorian school library not abolished just rebranded

Following The Age newspaper article "Schools that excel: No detentions, no libraries, no problems for this girls' school", which claims that Siena College Camberwell in Victoria has abolished its library, Gaynor Robson-Garth, the Principal of Siena College, has written to ALIA stating that the article misrepresents the reality of the situation and that the school continues to have a library and employ qualified library staff.

Reading engagement through reading comprehension [slides]

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 10 August 2019 Melbourne: Reading for Everyone
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) accompanied the keynote address 'Reading intervention' which explored why literacy intervention is crucial to students’ learning success, how to assess the learning needs of students, how intervention in reading is part of the role of the school library and identify ways the teacher librarian can contribute to being part of this program.

Promoting your school library: target audience - library teams

This document assists in the promotion of the role of the school library and the teacher librarian to library teams.
 
It supports the short promotional film developed by ALIA Schools, 'Promoting your School Library', which gives an overview of the role that school libraries and teacher librarians can play by contributing to student success in learning in both primary and secondary school settings.
 
Five key stakeholders have been targeted as the audience for this film:

Promoting your school library: target audience - school staff

This document assists in the promotion of the role of the school library and the teacher librarian to school staff.
 
It supports the short promotional film developed by ALIA Schools, 'Promoting your School Library', which gives an overview of the role that school libraries and teacher librarians can play by contributing to student success in learning in both primary and secondary school settings.
 
Five key stakeholders have been targeted as the audience for this film:

Promoting your school library: target audience - principal/leadership team

This document assists in the promotion of the role of the school library and the teacher librarian to the principal and/or leadership team.
 
It supports the short promotional film developed by ALIA Schools, 'Promoting your School Library', which gives an overview of the role that school libraries and teacher librarians can play by contributing to student success in learning in both primary and secondary school settings.
 
Five key stakeholders have been targeted as the audience for this film:

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