Public and school library partnerships—Joy Court talks to Ailsa Gormley

SHARED PRACTICE Public and school library partnerships—Joy Court talks to Ailsa Gormley I have always felt that if school librarians wanted to create readers for life, they had to engage their students with public libraries so that the reading habit could be sustained outside of the educational environment. I am also a passionate advocate of the inspiration […]

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Coffee and Comprehension

coffee and comprehension

This blog post is based on a Facebook Live broadcast hosted by Rachael Gibbon, Senior Publisher in Primary Literacy, and Derry Richardson, Head of Professional Development across UK schools, at Oxford University Press. You can watch the video here , or read on to get an overview of the questions that were answered in the session. […]

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Greenaway Shadowing with SEN students – Joy Court talks to Caroline Fielding

SHARED PRACTICE Greenaway Shadowing with SEN students—Joy Court talks to Caroline Fielding I would like to think that Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shadowing will always feature in a Great School Library, but do you realise how flexible the scheme can be? Here Caroline Fielding, Librarian at Charlton Park Academy—a Special Academy for students with complex, low incidence […]

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Great School Libraries Campaign

HOT TOPIC Great School Libraries Joy Court discusses the new ‘Great School Libraries’ campaign and the ways in which your library can get involved with the movement for change! “June 6th saw the launch of the plan for the ‘Great School Libraries’ campaign, which should be dear to the hearts of everyone reading this! The […]

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