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 has grown throughout 2018. But we need to get the word out to those TLs who could benefit from becoming a member of SLANSW and supporting teacher librarians and school libraries in NSW. An association is only as strong as it's 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.
2019 Meet-Up Series
Tuesday 19 March: Supporting struggling readers in your school - Insights from the research with Dr Margaret Merga
This presentation will explore some of the strategies used by teacher librarians to support struggling readers in our schools. We will also discuss the importance of making these strategies visible to ensure that your contribution is understood and appreciated within the broader schooling context. Read more and register ...
Tuesday 2nd April: Which is more “cultured”?: Depictions of Culture in the Inky Gold Awards and the CBCA’s Book of the Year for Older Readers
The research by Dr Kasey Garrison looks at the depictions of culture in the winners for these two awards from the Inky’s inception in 2007 until 2018. This study investigated how culture was portrayed (or not) in this set of titles and what were the big differences between the two awards. Read more and register ...