Professional learning and development

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

Learning events

Digital resources to support inquiry learning and research — Dannevirke

11 Apr / $40

Dannevirke South School, Stairs St, Dannevirke

Discover and explore digital resources that will connect students to New Zealand's history and culture. Develop your understanding of how these resources can be used to inspire and support inquiry learning. The resources will...
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Learning events

Open the book: Literature at the heart of literacy — Palmerston North

3 May / $40

Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School, 56 Linton Street

Learn ways to harness the power of children’s and YA books to engage students and help develop language, ideas, and lasting memories. This seminar is the first in a series for school leaders, teachers, and librarians supporting...
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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

The Spiral Playbook. C21 Canada. All rights reserved.

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.