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SLA School Librarian of the Year Honour list announced

Four exciting and innovative librarians have made it onto to the Honour List for the SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2018, which is announced today.

06/09/2018SLA School Librarian of the Year Honour list announced

Alison Kennedy, SLA School Librarian of the Year Honour List

ALISON KENNEDY is head librarian at St George's Ascot, an independent boarding and day school for girls 11-18 in Berkshire. Here, Alison tells us about what has made her work in the library stand...

06/09/2018Alison Kennedy, SLA School Librarian of the Year Honour List

Emma Suffield, School Librarian of the Year Honour List

EMMA SUFFIELD is learning resources centre manager at Saint Wilfrid's C of E Academy in a diverse area of Blackburn. Included in the SLA School Librarian of the Year Honour List, here Emma tells us...

06/09/2018Emma Suffield, School Librarian of the Year Honour List

"Alarming" lack of BAME characters in children's books

Just 4% of the children's books published in the UK in 2017 featured black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) characters according to a new study into ethnic representation in children's literature....

17/07/2018"Alarming" lack of BAME characters in children's books

Great School Libraries campaign

The School Library Association (SLA) is backing a new campaign to secure government funding for school libraries and to make them statutory. We spoke with Alison Tarrant, the SLA's new head, to find...

20/05/2018Great School Libraries campaign

What makes a great school library?

We asked Lucas Maxwell, librarian at Glenthorne High School in Sutton and the 2017 School Librarian of the Year, to tell us what makes his school library so special?

16/10/2017What makes a great school library?

Amy McKay: School Librarian of the Year

We spoke to Amy McKay, recently announced as School Librarian of the Year 2016, to find out what makes her library at Corby Business Academy special and to share some of her insights into creating a...

13/10/2016Amy McKay: School Librarian of the Year

ASCEL responds to Libraries Report

The Association of Senior Children's and Education Librarians (ASCEL) has called for a greater focus on children's public and schools library services in its response to last year's Independent...

06/02/2015ASCEL responds to Libraries Report
 

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