Literacy Research Summits 2020

ASLA 2020 - Literacy Research Summits


Registrations opening soon

ASLA is proud to announce that Dr Margaret Merga will be the keynote speaker for a series of Literacy Research Summits to be held nationally in May 2020  -

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  • Perth  May 2  State Library of WA
  • Adelaide  May 9 State Library of SA
  • Sydney  May 16  State Library of NSW
  • Melbourne May 23rd State Library of Victoria


Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools.

Dr Merga is an exceptional advocate for school libraries and recently appeared on Radio National – Click here to listen. She is a Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and her research findings in literacy explore the role that librarians, teachers and parents can play in supporting young people to become life-long readers. ASLA is honoured that she will be leading our exciting Literacy Research Summits in 2020


Schools Cataloguing Information Service 
are the proud GOLD sponsor of the Summits 

This will be a professional development opportunity that you will NOT want to miss!


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Members can access this webinar in the Members' Lounge from 1 December, 2019.



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At the ASLA AGM on 3 May, 2019

the ASLA Board for 2019-2020 was elected.



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