PLN for 2012

PLN for 2012

The next Personal Learning Network (PLN) program will run for 12 weeks beginning 5th March 2012. For more information visit State Library website page or email learning@slv.vic.gov.au The program, run by the State Library of Victoria in association with SLAV,…

Future of Education: search literacy

Future of Education: search literacy

This Friday at 12pm AEST time, Steve Hargadon will be hosting a panel discussion on search literacy as part of his Future of Education series. The panel for the session includes Google Search Education Fellow, Tasha Bergson-Michelson and Debbie Abilock,…

What’s next in YA?

Not quite tech-related, but if you work in a school library and want to know what books are coming out next year for kids and young adults, this is how to find out (also, there are drinks, nibbles and goodie…

Reading Culture: SLAV & NGV conference

Reading Culture: SLAV & NGV conference

In collaboration with the National Gallery of Victoria, SLAV is presenting a conference on Friday, 11th November called Reading Culture: collaborate, create, celebrate, exploring the place where visual literacy, story telling and technology meet. The event contributes to the NGV’s…

SLAV conference reflections: Hamish Curry

Hamish Curry, Education Manager at the State Library of Victoria shares his reflections on Monday’s SLAV conference where he presented on how to create with library data. About 200 library technicians and assistants arrived at Etihad Stadium on Monday 17th…

FUSE interactive resources: Elluminate session

FUSE interactive resources: Elluminate session

Some of Victoria’s leading cultural and educational organisations have created a range of innovative digital learning tools now freely available through FUSE. Heath Graham will be presenting an Elluminate session exploring classroom applications for these resources on 27th October at…

Free event with author of Brotherband, John Flanagan

Free event with author of Brotherband, John Flanagan

On Sunday 23rd October, 2-3pm The Centre for Youth Literature will be hosting a free event at the State Library of Victoria with author John Flanagan, launching his new Viking series, Brotherband. John will be talking about the books and…

School libraries and teacher-librarians in 21st century Australia

The Report of the Australian Parliament, House of Representatives, Education and Employment Committee’s Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher-librarians in 21st century Australia was tabled on 23 May 2011. SLAV welcomes the recommendations and is working in collaboration with the…

What's on in July?

What’s on in July?

Below are some of the events on offer by SLV and SLAV for the month of July. Some events may require registration.     Tuesday July 5th (4.00pm – 6.00pm), ASAL Conference keynote address and literary awards: Tuesday July 19th (6.30pm – 8.30pm),…

Dr. Joyce Valenza's TLNing and SLAV conference

Dr. Joyce Valenza’s TLNing and SLAV conference

Educators around the world are benefiting from the work of Dr. Joyce Valenza. Dr. Valenza is a teacher-librarian at Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, Philadelphia, USA. Dr. Valenza is an inspiration to many in her endeavour to provide the best learning opportunities for…