With more than 50 languages spoken by our students, Woodstock is a hugely diverse linguistic community. As a school it’s something we actively embrace. For students for whom English is a second language we encourage them to keep developing their first language, and to share and … Continue reading International Mother Language Day @ Woodstock School Library
School Library Association (SLA) launches two national level competitions to celebrate World Book and Copyright Day 2019. The last date for online registration and submission of entries is 20 April 2019. 1. Reading Mascot for India What: Design a mascot for India which inspires everyone to read. Who can participate: Any school-going child in India can participate. No registration fee. How to participate: Step 1: Each participant has to register online. Registration closed. Step 2: Design the Reading Mascot (paper size A4, any medium) (key ideas: books, reading, literacy, knowledge, information, libraries, etc). Step 3: Send your creation to SLA. There are two ways, … Continue reading WBCD Competitions: Now you can register up to 20 April 2019
SLA celebrates World Book and Copyright Day 2019. What is ‘World Book and Copyright Day’? World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the magical power of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. On this occasion, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry – publishers, booksellers and libraries, select a city as the World Book Capital to maintain, through its own initiatives, the impetus … Continue reading SLA celebrates WBCD 2019 with Two Nation-wide competitions: Register now !
IFLA School Library Guidelines, Edition 2 is now available in Hindi. After Telugu, this is the second Indian Language into which one of the most important and followed School Library Guidelines is translated. Hearty congrats and thanks to Madhu Bhargava … Continue reading IFLA School Library Guidelines, Ed. 2, now available in Hindi
The School Librarian of the Year Award, in partnership with The Executive Council of Dubai, was established in 2016 to celebrate the inspiring work of the UAE’s best school librarians in public and private schools. On 6 March 2019, The … Continue reading N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award
Theme: “Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research” The Information Literacy Section in partnership with Library Theory and Research Section invites you to submit proposals for our session at the IFLA World Congress in Athens Greece, August 24 – 30th. Over the last decades researchers have elaborated theoretical models of information literacy and librarians have developed comprehensive concepts for teaching information literacy in practice. The session aims to connect theory and practice by addressing the challenges of applying theory to practice and the impact of practical work on theory building. We invite critical, analytical and contextual contributions on how theoretical or … Continue reading Call for Papers — Open Sessions. Information Literacy Section joint with Library Theory and Research Section