Libraries and learning category - School libraries
There's an increasing need for learners to develop digital literacy competence in the post-truth, fake news era, and school librarians can help.
Amidst the wealth of online resources at our fingertips about children’s and YA books — favourite blogs, author websites, nerdy bookclubs, twitter streams and newspaper pages, there is still a place for structured, objective, comprehensive and reliable review journals.
The issue of censorship and what we allow on our library shelves will be an on-going and difficult issue for many librarians and teachers.
Last term, a group of keen, hard-working librarians and teachers took part in the National Library’s 5-week online course Raising readers: strengthening home school connections.
Students at school can expect their privacy will be respected. School librarians are often involved in situations where the privacy of student information may be an issue.