LATEST NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Professional Development – Coming soon 
“Bodies of Information” presented by ALIA West, ALIA STudents and New Graduates, WASLA and Records and Information Professionals Australasia

Friday, September 6th, 2019

RECENT NEWS:

Morris Gleitzman visits

Renowned author Morris Gleitzman visited Methodist Ladies College as part of a combined WASLA and AISWA Libraries Professional Learning session.  He talked about his role as 2019 Children’s Laureate and about the important role of school libraries. The session was attended by library staff across multiple sectors.

 

Birds of a Feather PD a great success

Sevenoaks Secondary College in Cannington was the venue for WASLA’s latest Birds of A Feather Professional Development. The morning was a great success with a variety of presentations and workshop workshops from a range of school library staff from various schools.

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WASLA Award winners named for 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 WASLA Awards. The presentation of the awards was held at the Reid Library at the University of Western Australia.

The awards winners were:

  • School Library Team of the Year – Scotch College
  • Teacher Librarian of the Year  – Felicia Harris – School of Isolated and Distance Education
  • Library Officer of the Year – Yvonne Smillie

 

 

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OTHER NEWS:

WASLA 2019 Membership Form – Download here

WASLA Memberships for 2019 are available.

(Final payment of WASLA membership fees due March 31st, 2019)

The WA School Library Association offers a range of benefits to members including:

  • Professional development in all aspects of school library information services,
  • Newsletters and the professional publication IC3,
  • A recognised state body, which will represent you in the maintenance and improvement of standards in the school library information services,
  • Advocacy in all facets of teacher librarianship and school library services,
  • Research related to the role of school library and information services.

The Association encourages all school library staff to take up this great opportunity.

Click here to download the 2019 Membership forms

Click here for additional information about WASLA membership