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Keep the 1st Wednesday of the month free for our webinars.

A webinar is an online presentation or seminar. Click here for detailed instructions for connecting and participating in the webinars.

Throughout 2019, 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.

Past Webinars become available on Slideshare some time after their presentation if permission has been granted by the presenter/s.

July Webinar, 2019

This webinar is free for ASLA members.

Date: Wednesday 3 July, 2019
Time: 7.30pm AEDT. See below for starting times in each Australian state. 
This webinar is of 1 hour duration.


Sharing Super Powers for Book Week

Join us as we explore sharing or the super powers of engaging students and the wider school community through literacy activities in Book Week 2019


Hear from Teacher Librarians across the stages as well as the CBCA on the short listed titles for the year.

Jade Arnold - Teacher Librarian @ Galston High School
Jade will talk about a week full of activities inside and out of the high school library after having to start from ashes. Plus strategies to bring the staff onside with your plans.

Sophie Partington - Teacher Librarian @ Wentworth Falls Public School
Sophie will discuss of a week of primary school activities and the benefits to all through this week of engaging activities on a low budget.

Sarah Mayor-Cox - CBCA 
Sarah will share the shortlisted titles for the year and how to utilise these for literature engagement.

There will be a chance to share your own ideas too!


Participants will:

  • Learn different literature strategies to engage their school community in Book Week
  • Hear from a range of presenters that cover all stages in education
  • Hear about the latest shortlisted books and ideas from CBCA
  • have a chance to share their own knowledge and ideas
  • make connections with other TLs

Webinar Starting Times

  • Adelaide at 7:00 pm ACST    
  • Brisbane at 7:30 pm AEST   
  • Canberra at 7:30 pm AEST   
  • Darwin at 7:00 pm ACST
  • Hobart at 7:30 pm AEST
  • Melbourne at 7:30 pm AEST
  • Perth at 5:30 pm AWST
  • Sydney at 7:30 pm AEST


If you register and are unable to attend the live webinar presentation the recording will be available to you to view for one week after the event.

Registration links

Member Registration - Closed

Non Member Registration: $50.00 + $5.00 GST - Closed

Please Note:

As you complete the Paypal payment you will see a link “Return to the Australian School Library Association”. You MUST click on this link to complete the last step in the registration process otherwise you will not receive a confirmation email that will contain your unique web link for the webinar.


This is a NESA accredited 1 hour session.

The following standards will be addressed in this webinar:               

2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

3.4.2 Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning

3.7.2 Plan for appropriate and contextually relevant opportunities for parents/ carers to be involved in their children’s learning.

7.3.2 Establish and maintain respectful collaborative relationships with parents/ carers regarding their children’s learning and wellbeing.

7.4.2 Participate in professional and community networks and forums to broaden knowledge and improve practice.

Cancellation Policy

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. 

  • A refund of 50% of the registration fee will be made on cancellations received 3 weeks before the event.
  • After this time, no refunds will be made.
  • All refunds will be paid after the conclusion of the webinar.

Membership includes
for all members until December 2019

At the ASLA AGM on 3 May, 2019

the ASLA Board for 2019-2020 was elected.

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