Event dls primary 17114 Register for this course

5 March to 13 April / $100, earlybird $80


Learn how to develop library services to support teaching and learning in your secondary school, including using research, evidence, and feedback from your school community.

Dates, fees, and registration

Date 5 March to 13 April
Early-bird fee $80
Early-bird closes 26 February
Standard fee $100
Registrations close 2 March

Who this online course is for

  • New secondary school library staff
  • New members of the library management team
  • Secondary schools

Why take this course

  • Strengthen your role and understand its scope in a secondary school library.
  • Learn how library services support teaching and learning and help create a school-wide reading culture.
  • Understand the importance of using evidence, knowledge of the community, and your school’s priorities to inform library services.
  • Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
  • Learn with the support of a trained, online facilitator.

What you'll learn

On this course you'll learn:

  • how to gather evidence, input, and feedback from teachers, students, and the community
  • how to use this information and find other evidence to inform your library service development
  • some tools for assessing library practices in your school
  • how your school library can:
    • help create a school-wide reading culture
    • support the school’s strategic priorities.

What you'll do

  • Use quality resources to develop your knowledge and understanding of school library services.
  • Learn from other course participants by sharing ideas and practice.
  • Participate in scenario-based, problem-solving activities.
  • Create an action plan for an initiative you can implement to improve library services in your school.
  • Reflect on your learning.

Register or find out more

Register for this course — space is limited, so book your spot now.

For more information, email katrina.young-drew@dia.govt.nz.

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