Professional learning and development

Our professional learning and support service aims to strengthen the knowledge and skills of school library staff and educators. The service focuses on our 3 strategic priorities: school libraries, reading engagement and digital literacy. Our professional learning opportunities include online courses, face-to-face events and network meetings throughout New Zealand. This website provides content to inform and inspire your work on:

You can also get advice and support through our 0800 LIBLINE (0800 542 5463). 

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Professional learning with a Services to Schools facilitator

Professional learning courses and events Attend our online professional learning courses or events. Learn new skills. Be inspired with new ideas or concepts for libraries, and for teaching and learning. Meet and share with other school librarians and educators.
Featured upcoming professional learning courses and events
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Developing library services: school libraries supporting learning - Primary

8 May - 9 Jun / $100

Online

This course is for anyone new to a role in a primary school library—whether a librarian, a teacher with library responsibility, or a teacher aide. The course aims to build your competence and confidence to develop collections, services, and reading culture, and to link the library to the wider school and community. Please note, this course has been previously offered, in 2015 and 2016, under different titles.

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Developing library services: school libraries supporting learning - Secondary

8 May - 9 Jun / $100

Online

This course is for anyone new to a role in a secondary school library—whether a librarian, a teacher with library responsibility, or a teacher aide. The course aims to build your competence and confidence to develop collections, services, and reading culture, and to link the library to the wider school and community. Please note, this course has been previously offered, in 2015 and 2016, under different titles.