Advocacy


WASLA – An Advocate for WA School Libraries and Teacher Librarians

The Western Australian School Library Association, as the peak body for teacher librarians and other school library professionals in W.A., actively encourages the wider community to support out members in their endeavours to ensure that all Western Australian school students enjoy the benefits that can flow from having ready access to a well resourced school library staffed by fully qualified teacher librarians.

School Libraries Coalition

WASLA is a member of the School Library Coalition,  a cooperative working group of the school library associations in Australia including two national library organisations and five state library organisations. WASLA supports the Students need School Libraries Campaign and additional information regarding this campaign can be found at https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/

The Students Need School Libraries Campaign website includes a comprehensive resources and toolkit section which can assist your school library. The resources can be found at:

https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/resources/

https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/resources/advocacy-tips/

https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/resources/templates/

https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/resources/toolkits/