Australian School Library Association
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BREAKING NEWS: ASLA is proud to announce...
Dr Margaret Merga, in partnership with ASLA, has been successful in obtaining funding from BUPA to undergo a ground-breaking research project entitled: School libraries promoting wellbeing in Australian primary and secondary schools: An exploratory study.
This study will provide research-based evidence for the important role that school libraries and school library staff play in promoting positive mental health in schools across Australia. ASLA thanks Dr Merga for this initiative and looks forward to working together on this very worthwhile research project.
The September 2020 issue of ACCESS has been published and is ready for members to enjoy.
Welcome to this bumper issue, jam-packed with fascinating and informative articles.
Format: ACCESS is published on our website with member-only access.
*** UPDATED on 9 April, 2020 ***
ASLA has provided guidelines on the use of copyright content in online lessons, including details from specific publishers.
In this space you will also find many useful resources collated by ASLA, including a list for parents to support them in home learning.
ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award, 2020
This National Award recognises and honours an Australian Teacher Librarian who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession of school librarianship. Through their high level of achievement in professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement they have had a positive impact on teaching and learning in their school. The winner of this award will receive a professional development grant of $1,000 and free registration at ASLA professional learning events for the year. This prestigious National Award is sponsored by Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS).
Please continue to consider worthy recipients for this prestigious award.
ASLA VIRTUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE
12-13 April 2021
CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN
Closing date: Friday 23 October, 2020
New story added 10 June, 2020!I
In the challenging times brought about by school closures during the COVID-19 period, all schools' staff are facing major changes. How are school libraries involved? ASLA invites you to share your good news story and tell us how your library is supporting teachers and parents during this crisis. We will publish these stories on our website and on our Facebook page.
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...
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NATIONAL LITERACY RESEARCH SUMMIT
ASLA is proud to present the inaugural
National Literacy Research Summit
as one exciting virtual event on Saturday 21st November 2020.
Teacher Librarians, School Library Staff, Teachers and School Literacy Leaders…
this is the online professional learning experience you will not want to miss in 2020!
The Summit will highlight Dr Margaret Merga as our Keynote Speaker and Patron and the latest research into literacy in schools, and bring together experienced School Library Practitioners, School Leaders and Literary Experts from across Australia.