Our professional development and support services aim to strengthen the knowledge and skills of school library staff and teachers. The services focus on our 3 strategic priorities: school libraries, reading engagement and digital literacy.

These pages have information about the different ways we support schools. Read about our professional learning and development opportunities, and the advice and support we can offer you to help improve student outcomes in your school.

Featured upcoming professional learning courses and events

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Building a responsive collection for your school library

25 Feb to 8 Apr / $100, early bird $80

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A great school library collection requires good management and planning. Learn about the collection management cycle. Discover how to involve teachers and students to build a school library collection that meets their needs.
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Developing digital literacy in your school

25 Feb to 8 Apr / $100, early bird $80

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Develop your understanding of digital literacy and how it benefits students. Discover how your library collections, programmes, and services can contribute to digital literacy.
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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.
Resources to use for school library advice and support

School library advice and support Our capability building team can help you create a welcoming, inclusive school library environment and services. Find out what support we offer for all aspects of managing or developing your school library.
The Spiral Playbook: leading with an inquiring mindset

Capability building projects to improve student learning Our capability building projects aim to help your school, syndicate, or community of learning | Kāhui Ako improve student learning.