Harnessing the power of school libraries for learning and well-being — Rotorua
- Date: Thursday, 23 May, 2019
9:30am to 3:30pm
Otonga Road School Library, Rotorua
- Contact Details:
Vicki Stephens — email@example.com
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Thursday 23 May, 9:30am to 3:30pm|
|Registrations close||5pm Thursday 16 May|
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 event — space is limited, so book your spot now. Registrations close 16 May.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org