Your help is needed!
We all know how important evidence-based practice is to inform teaching practice. To this end, Dr Margaret Merga, who presented our SLANSW Meet-Up in March, is currently looking for high school English teachers in Australia who teach in mainstream classes that include some struggling literacy learners. Please share Margaret's request with your English teachers and ask them to take the survey at: http://tinyurl.com/yxlw4s84
Become a SLANSW member NOW!
SLANSW is offering non-members the opportunity to take out membership from 1st January 2019 to 30th June 2019 at a promotional rate of just $50 (for individual membership) and $100 (for institutional membership - Entitles up to 2 staff to attend professional learning events at a discount rate, and 5 registered email accounts). READ MORE ...
We encourage you to share this announcement with TLs in your region. We are pleased to say that SLANSW's membership continues to grow, but we need to get the word out to those TLs who could benefit from becoming a member of SLANSW. An association is only as strong as its membership.
SLANSW is proud to support the School Library Coalition campaign, "Students need school libraries," whose mission is to ensure that all students in Australia have equitable access to quality school library services delivered by qualified school library staff.
Congratulations to Holly Godfree from the ACT who has been awarded the ASLA Teacher Librarian of the Year for being the driving force behind the #StudentsNeedSchoolLibraries campaign. Read more about Holly's ideas and achievements here, and Members can also view more more about Holly's work with the campaign in the Members-Only Meet-Up Archives.
Save the Date!
The second SLANSW for 2019 will be held at the State Library of NSW on Saturday 19th October. Stay tuned for more information.