Out and About in 2013
Featured here are related local events that may be of interest to Teacher Librarians.
The information is provided here for you to pursue as you wish. Please email your event suggestions to the web coordinator for inclusion in this list.
..and you're invited!
When: 26 - 30 August, 2013
Dear School Library Association of New South Wales,
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I would like to extend an invitation to you and your members to the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) 2013 Conference in beautiful Bali, Indonesia on 26 – 30 August 2013.
The conference provides wonderful opportunities for professional development, networking, renewing friendships, making new friends, experiencing a different culture, and an opportunity to visit beautiful Bali. You will also have an opportunity to meet IFLA President-Elect Sinikka Sipila who has has agreed to be our main keynote speaker.
Sinikka Sipila has served IFLA as Member of the Governing Board and as Chair and Member of the Management of Library Associations Section. She was also Co-Chair of IFLA WLIC 2012 Helsinki National Committee. She is currently serving IFLA as the President-elect.
There will also be more than 50 professional presentations, workshops, research papers and posters being presented. In addition, there will be an exhibition, a gala dinner, and other social events.
Preliminary information on the conference is available at the web site http://iasl2013.org/ If you have any questions or need specific information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
ASLA Biennial Conference
When: 28th September to 1st October, 2013
Where: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Tasmania.
Theme: The Curriculum Experience: Connect, Integrate, Lead
Register now for this premier professional learning event for the school library profession.
Professor Barry McGaw is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at The University of Melbourne and Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. He had earlier been Director for Education at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris and Executive Director of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, the Australian Psychological Society, and an Officer in the Order of Australia.
Dr Mandy Lupton is a lecturer in teacher librarianship at the Queensland University of Technology. She is the author of The Learning Connection: Information Literacy and the Student Experience (2004) and Information Literacy and Learning (2008), both published by Auslib Press. Mandy’s interest in inquiry learning began when she was coordinator of an inquiry learning project in first year curriculum at the Australian National University in 2002-2003. She is currently researching teacher-librarians’ inquiry learning pedagogical practices.
Professor Erica McWilliam is an internationally recognised scholar in the field of pedagogy with a particular focus on workforce preparation of youth in post-compulsory schooling and in higher education. She is well known for her contribution to educational reform and its relationship to “over the horizon” learning and earning futures in the context of formal learning environments from early years to doctoral education.
Hamish Curry is the Education Manager at the State Library of Victoria. As an educator with 14 years experience, in the UK, Japan, and six years coordinating a city campus in Melbourne, he understands the importance of engagement and creativity in stimulating learning. In his work at the State Library over the past 6 years, information, ideas and technology go hand-in-hand with amazing collections and exhibitions, and an array of education workshops, online resources and innovative public programs and partnerships.
The Maurice Saxby Children's Literature lecture 2013
Presented by Mark McLeod
Date: 14 May 2013
Venue: State Library of NSW
Time: 6 for 6.30pm
The first TeachMeet East gathering for 2013
Google Apps for Education Sydney Summit
The Google Apps for Education Sydney Summit will be held at the MLC School in Burwood, Sydney, Australia on January 17 & 18, 2013.
To register, go to https://sites.google.com/a/gafesummit.com/sydney/information
Special discounts to SLANSW members!
Members may register with a 20% discount.
Please use the following codes to obtain your discount.
The ASLA code will give 20% off a standard registration (reducing it to $199.20).
The ASLAGROUP code will give 10% off any of the group registrations.
Many thanks to the organisers for facilitating this for SLANSW members.