School Library Assoc of Vic commenced 2018 by welcoming Dr Susan La Marca to the helm as Executive Officer of the Association. Susan, a well known and respected member of the school library community both within Australia and internationally, has led the planning and exciting year of learning for members and school library colleagues.
The year started strongly with a focus on the role of school libraries in this time of information complexity. The conference Real Libraries vs Fake News. held 23 March at Victoria University Conference Centre featured Dr Barbara Combes – Charles Sturt University; Misha Ketchell, Managing Editor The Conversation; Jo Teng, Australian Copyright Council together with a range of workshops. Highlights of the Twitter conversation have been captured below.
Be informed! Briefly, details of upcoming events and registration are accessible on the SLAV website, in particular:
- Conference: Real Primary School Libraries: Making it Happen – 1 June, 2018
- Reading, Stories, Literacy Forum: Reading Promotion – 10 May, 2018
- Library Display Workshop: Find Your Treasure – 21 June, 2018
In this Storify file are posts from SLAVConnects colleagues tweeting from the conference under the hashtag #slavconf. Explore them for valuable resources and highlights of the day.