Discover the benefits of inquiry learning and learn effective approaches to use in your school. Explore how your school library can support inquiry learning with a range of resources and services.

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Understanding inquiry learning Inquiry learning benefits students and teachers, and can be used across the curriculum. By encouraging deep understanding of a chosen topic, students learn how to learn and gain skills they need to become learners for life.
Planning an inquiry

Approaches to inquiry learning There are many inquiry learning strategies and approaches. In particular, guided inquiry provides a framework for collaboration between teachers and library staff to support students through their inquiry-based learning.
Inquiry resources from the library

School libraries and inquiry learning Find out how the school library is uniquely placed to play a key role in supporting inquiry in your school.
Using post-its to map categories in inquiry learning
Supporting inquiry learning in kura kaupapa Māori Explore a process for successful inquiry learning with kura kaupapa Māori. Follow the kura's learning journey, or use the teaching resources they created, with your own ākonga.