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Policies and Procedures in Australian School Library Resource Centres: Template

A template document for the Manual for developing policies and procedures for Australian school library resource centres that can be used to update or prepare your own school library copy. Its aim is to develop the policies and document the procedures that are essential for exemplary management practices. The implementation of these policies and procedures will ensure that there is equitable access to resources for all users.

ALIA Schools PD 2012: Learning in a changing world - iPad case study

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 2 June 2012: Learning in a changing world - curriculum integration 
 
Learning in a changing world is a series of five books prepared by ALIA & ASLA published by ACER to support teacher librarians and school libraries in the 21st century. This series will be the focus for professional learning during 2012.
 

50 years of ALIA Schools

This document provides a timeline that covers the milestones in the history of school libraries which became a separate section of the Library Association of Australia, now the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), in 1967. It also highlights significant events in the education and/or government sectors. Data from many of the reports commissioned by ALIA was used for lobbying federal government bodies which resulted in funding for school library buildings and resources.

ALIA submission in response to the Australian Government Disability Standards for Education 2020 Review, September 2020

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and ALIA Schools discusses the role of the school library in the support of teaching and learning; the right of all students to fully participate in their learning and have positive experiences in education; and how the Disability Standards for Education make a positive difference by drawing attention to the need to accommodate students of all abilities.

ALIA Schools PD 2018: Reimagining the 21st century collection [slides]

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 17 March 2018 Glen Iris, Victoria: What does the 21st century school collection look like?
 
The seminar is for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others who are responsible for school library services. This presentation (PowerPoint slides) accompanies the keynote address which explores the concepts underpinning the creation and development of a modern school library collection.
 

 

ALIA Schools PD 2010: Australian curriculum - opportunities for teacher librarians

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 23 October 2010 Northcote, Victoria: The Australian curriculum – opportunities for teacher librarians 
 
The seminar is for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others who are responsible for providing school library services and will discuss:

  • how the Australian curriculum offers opportunities to position yourself within the school
  • how do we resource change

 
This program provides a schedule of the day's activities.

ALIA Schools PD 2010: Across the story bridge...connecting readers

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 22 May 2010 Northcote, Victoria: Across the story bridge...connecting readers
 
The seminar is for those with an interest in promoting reading and enriching literature experiences especially focused on this year's Book Week theme. Target audience is primary and secondary teacher librarians as well as other teachers, school library technical support staff with an interest in:

ALIA Schools PD 2011: ARM(E) yourself with strategies for best practice - accountability, reflection, maximizing effectiveness

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 22 October 2011 Mill Park, Victoria: ARM(E) yourself with strategies for best practice - accountability, reflection, maximizing effectiveness
 
The seminar is for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others who are responsible for providing school library services. Topics include: How do we ensure that we meet the standards required by the V.I.T.?; What can we do to become an essential part of learning and education for now and in the future?
 
This program provides a schedule of the day's activities.
 

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