Upcoming Melb. seminar: Be The Change (21/3/15)

ALIA Schools Logo ALIA Schools first Professional Development activity for 2015 is titled:  Be the Change: Promoting Cultural Change in Your Library.  This morning seminar is for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others who are responsible for school library services.  Continual improvement is at the heart of how schools operate today.  Identifying how school libraries can establish a cycle of continual improvement will be explored. When: Saturday 21 March 2015 Venue: Information Centre, Mercy College Address: 760 Sydney Road, Coburg 3058 The seminar will feature Barry McGuren (Manager, Tourism Melbourne) who will explore how re-aligning the work and effort of a team, in response to research conducted with their clientele, can implement a cultural change. Following the Keynote presentation, the panel session will discuss the examples and strategies used and how their libraries responded to cultural change as influenced by their users.  The panel consist of:

  • Anita Catoggio, Manager of Collections, Yarra Plenty Libraries
  • Catherine Ryan, P-12 teacher librarian, Westbourne Grammar
  • Angela Harridge, Primary teacher librarian & ICT Coordinator, Plenty Valley Christian College

Participants will need to register online with payment through the ALIA National Office. Please note that a compulsory 7% processing fee has been incorporated into the fee structure for this purpose. For more details about this half day seminar and to register, please click on this link https://www.regonline.com.au/bethechange-aliaschools Please note:

  • Registrations close on 6th March 2015 by invoice
  • Registrations close on 13th March 2015 by credit card
  • Late payment fee ($11 incl. GST) applies for registrations after 13th March 2015 – credit card payment option only

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