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A reminder to check out our Resource Library pages from time to time as we are continuing to add new links.

ASLA is excited to promote and support the release of the Proposed National Early Language and Literacy Strategy announced yesterday by the National Early Language and Literacy Coalition (NELLC). 

Nearly one in five children may not develop the skills they need later in life; schools see the results of this every day in students in all years who struggle with learning. Teacher librarians play a vital role in supporting students at every stage of literacy.

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**NEW** 18 August 2021

Resources to support remote learning (via AITSL):

  1. Teacher Resource Hub: Whether you're teaching from a remote location, continuing in your school setting, or delivering blended learning, these resources support teaching during the current lockdown as well as the transition post-lockdown.
  2. Teachers Supporting Teachers (Facebook Group): A dedicated space for teachers and school leaders to ask questions, share what works (and what doesn’t), and support each other. Join the community and share your tips and ideas.
  3. What Works in Online / Distance Teaching and Learning: This special-edition Spotlight published in 2020 identifies best practice evidence to guide online learning, and advice you can share with parents and carers.
  4. Home Learning: Resources for Students and Families: The ACT Government has developed this portal to support parents and children learning from home. This online learning resource library is user friendly and suitable for students of all ages with a wide variety of engaging lessons, activities, podcasts, video links and family guides.

Partner Member Association with IASL

We are excited to announce that we have now become a Partner Member Association with the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL). Learn the benefits...


12 August 2021 - Revival of the Storytime Agreement!!

From check the latest COVID Copyright information for schools in lockdown:

September 2021 eNewsletter out now

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This monthly online publication is free and open to all. It provides a snapshot of current events, information, professional learning and more.

LOCKDOWN STORIES? share yours with us!

New story added 25 August 2021 
From Ann Blakey, Merici College, Canberra:

"This is the fun side of being in a library.

As the library is the safe place for so many, a central hub, I wanted to keep the library and Book Week Festivities going during lockdown. ...

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