Harnessing the power of school libraries for learning and well-being — Napier
- Date: Tuesday, 13 August, 2019
9am to 3pm
William Colenso College, Arnold St, Napier
- Contact Details:
Debbie Roxburgh — firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Tuesday 13 August, 9am to 3pm|
|Registrations close||5pm Tuesday 7 August|
Who this learning event is for
- School library staff who want to strengthen library/classroom connections.
- Primary, intermediate, and secondary school teachers and literacy leaders.
What you'll learn
- Understand how the library impacts literacy, learning, and student well-being, using current guidelines and research.
- Learn ways to collaborate effectively to maximise library services for students.
- Further develop your skills in advocacy to support school library development.
- Explore strategies to build 'reading for well-being' programmes in your school.
- Discover books that help encourage inclusion, develop empathy, and boost mood.
- Understand how the school library can be a place of well-being for students.
- Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
What you'll do
- Look at examples of highly effective school library practice.
- Explore how to identify and work with collaborators in your school community.
- Plan practical advocacy strategies you can implement in your school.
- Understand more about the benefits of reading for well-being.
- Identify books and ideas to support student well-being.
- Learn from other participants by sharing ideas and practice.
- Reflect on your learning and create an action plan to implement back at school.
Morning tea and lunch are provided.
Register or find out more
Register for this course — space is limited, so book your spot now. Registrations close 5pm 7 August 2019.
For more information, email email@example.com