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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ― Plutarch

ETL504 Leadership For Learning

ETL504 Leadership For Learning Have you been able to identify any particular element of leadership practice in a collaborative environment that has made you stop and think about the practical professional opportunities that you may like to explore and adopt … Continue reading

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What is Leadership? My understandings so far……….

Leadership is vitally important in developing effective, innovative schools and in facilitating quality teaching and learning. (Dinham, 2007). As stated in the Leadership Capablilities Framework (2006) ‘An effective school will be one that is constantly striving to enhance its education.’ … Continue reading

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503 Reflection

ETL503  Part C: Reflection   Throughout this Teacher Librarianship course I have been especially interested in all of the readings about library collections and their management. Whilst I was evaluating library policies and existing library collection practices it was a … Continue reading

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Reflection on the role of the Teacher Librarian

How has my view of the role of the teacher librarian changed during this subject?  When I started working as a teacher librarian I had no training or experience in the role and had been a primary school classroom teacher … Continue reading

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Blog Task 3 : Information literacy is more than a set of skills

                               ‘Information literacy is more than a set of skills’.         The Australian School Library Association (ASLA 2009) and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA 2006) have defined information literacy as ‘an information process where students can access, use, organise, … Continue reading

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The changing role of the TL!

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Rise above the stress of assignments and information overload!

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