Statement on expansion of DEIS

Statement from the School Libraries Group: The School Library Group of the Library Association of Ireland notes with disappointment that the March 9th announcement by the Minister for Education on the expansion of DEIS supports to further schools has once again failed to deliver on the 2005 DEIS Action Plan commitment to expand the JCSPContinue reading “Statement on expansion of DEIS”

Welcome to new Chair, Kathleen Moran!

It’s certainly been a year of change for the School Libraries Group. Our SLARI Chair, Hazel Scanlon retired from the helm at the time we changed over from SLARI to the School Libraries Group. Doreen Lundon became the first Chair of the SLG when we became official, having previously held the position of SLARI Secretary.Continue reading “Welcome to new Chair, Kathleen Moran!”

November Conference 2018

This conference took place in November 2018. Our conference on Friday 16th November at Blackrock College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, is called The School Library: Reaching out to our Communities. The conference features short presentations from school librarians on collaborating with their school communities, and contributions from book shops, Children’s Books Ireland, the Irish Film InstituteContinue reading “November Conference 2018”

November Conference – Let’s Be Well

This conference took place in November 2017. The November conference is to be held in the National Library on the morning of the 24th. Our main speaker will be from Jigsaw, an organisation that specialises in helping teenagers deal with the pressures of modern day living and staying mentally healthy. They will be giving usContinue reading “November Conference – Let’s Be Well”