Last week Auckland hosted the 35th IBBY International Congress. The theme of the 4 day event, Literature in a Multi-literate World, gave the 500 or so delegates from over 60 countries the chance to discuss and reflect on what it means to be literate.more
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Kia ora, nau mai haere mai. Ka wani kē kua tae mai koe! Kāre e kore ka puta mai ētahi kōrero pārekareka, me kōrerorero pea tātou.
Hi! Great to see you. We've got tons to talk about so bring your friends, have a read and speak your mind.
This month the Government announced that digital technology will be formally integrated into the New Zealand curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa in 2018.more
Strong home-school partnerships play an important role in fostering literacy and encouraging students to read for pleasure. These relationships can be challenging to build at times, and often the families who need the most support are the hardest to connect with.more
In 2017, an important new exhibition will open at National Library (Wellington) featuring 3 constitutional taonga that have shaped us as a nation.more
Earlier this year, the National Library implemented its new lending service aimed at increasing its reach and impact, ensuring its sustainability and enabling the system-wide improvement of library services for young people. The service focuses on inspiring inquiry and developing reading engagement in students.more
As more digital resources become available, we're all very aware of the need to promote them. There are many ways we can do this in the digital environment — Twitter, Facebook, blog, website — the list is endless. However, equally important is the promotion you do within your school library.more