Postcards from the Edge:
Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
Experienced teacher, presenter, writer and Mt St Michael’s College Writers’ Club Co-ordinator, Juliette Bentley will share her passion for developing the self-esteem, self-efficacy and nurturing of a global participatory culture, leveraging the creative voices of young writers in a co-curricular context.
When: Thursday 7 March, 3.30pm for a 4.00pm start
Where: BBC Library
Brisbane Boys’ College
Kensington Terrace, Toowong QLD 4066
Cost: $25 members $30 non-members (inclusive of GST)
Future Libraries Conference
Friday 19th October
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Book Week 2018
To coincide with the beginning of Children's Book Week, The Reading Centre is hosting a High Morning Tea with special guest speaker James Moloney, on Friday 17th August.
This is a free event open to teacher librarians and librarians, but spaces are limited, so don't delay. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/celebrating-book-week-tickets-47980520027 to secure your place.
The High Tea will finish in time for the Awards announcement – 11.30am in Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland
Future Libraries Reference Group Annual Conference Date Claimer!
Professional development opportunity for teacher-librarians and all library staff.
Save the date: Friday October 19th 2018
Venue: Brisbane Technology Park
BTP Conference Centre,
1 Clunies Ross Court
Eight Mile Plains QLD
Information on how to book will be available in the coming weeks.
Kids' Lit Quiz Australia (KLQA)
For young readers aged 10-13 Kids' Lit Quiz Australia (KLQA) is Not-For-Profit and is run by a small team of volunteers.
Please contact the National Coordinator, Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved, help out with KLQA or bring it to your community. More information, as well as lots of sample questions, is available at: www.kidslitquiz.com
Stuck for ideas? With Book Week just around the corner, why not take advantage of this very topical and timely webinar, hosted by our partners, EduWebinar.
‘Find Your (Story) Treasure this Book Week’
with Megan Daley, Teacher Librarian, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School & Director at Children’s Books Daily. Thursday, 26 July 2018 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm, AEST
Book Week celebrations provide the perfect opportunity to have books shine as treasures and Megan will share a wide range of innovative online and offline activities, many aligned with the curriculum, which will transform your library for one of those weeks in the year that libraries truly shine.
This webinar provides a personal overview of the shortlisted titles in each category and pathways to supporting resources to enrich the reading experience and provide inspiration for the 2018 theme, ‘Find Your Treasure’. This webinar is relevant for primary and secondary teachers, teacher librarians and library staff, as well as anyone with an interest in children’s literature and the wonders of Book Week.
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources
6.2.2 – Engage in professional learning and improve practice