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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.

Click here for detailed instructions for connecting and participating in the webinars.

March Webinar 2021

Date: Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm AEDT 
(The correct starting time for your time zone will be provided when you register.)


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
Non Member Rate - $40.00

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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.

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.

Nominations for the ASLA Board 2021

ASLA is calling for nominations for positions on the Board for 2021- 2023. Serving on the ASLA Board could be one of the most rewarding experiences of your professional life. It’s also a lot of fun!

Nominations close:

5pm Thursday 11 February, 2021

in  partnership with SLASA

12-13 April 2021

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