Keep the 1st Wednesday of the month free for our webinars.
Throughout 2021, ASLA will continue to provide high quality professional development in the form of regular online webinars. It is possible to update your skills and knowledge of current issues relevant to teacher librarians in the comfort of your own home. Webinars are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month, are of one-hour duration and delivered by experts in the field. ASLA is a NSW accredited provider of QTC registered professional development so your participation can contribute to the maintenance of your teacher accreditation.
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March Webinar 2021
Date: Wednesday 3 March, 2021
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm AEDT
Attendees will develop an understanding of the range of social media platforms appropriate foruse in the context of school library promotion in Australia. This session will showcase bestpractice examples of social media for promoting libraries to your school and the widercommunity. Attendees will begin to develop their vision for the narrative about their library thatthey would like to share with their school community and strategies for how to build a strongsocial media network for your school. This session will also provide advice and examples onusing social media effectively as a Teacher librarian or library professional, to build attendees’own professional connections and networks.
Tamara Rodgers is the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge Officer, with extensive experience as both a Teacher librarian and a high school English teacher. She has been obsessed with stories from a very young age and loves the opportunity that books provide to challenge ideas, create connections, and explore other worlds. From a not-quite-so-young age she has also been obsessed with social media, and values the opportunities it provides to facilitate authentic engagement and connection between people, wherever they may be. She uses social media personally and professionally, and can quickly turn just about any social media post into one related to stories, no matter how tangentially. She TikToks, but her dancing is bad – don’t judge.
Member Rate - $20.00
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All registrants will receive the recording for a month, whether or not they attend alive.
Live participants will receive a certificate.
NESA accredited hour, if in NSW, is added if you attend the live stream.
Should you be unable to attend the webinar, a substitute delegate is welcome. All cancellations or alterations to registration must be made via an email to the webinar organiser at the Australian School Library Association.