Annie Brady wins SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2015

Congratulations to Annie Brady who has won the SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2015.  Annie Brady is a JCSP school librarian in St Paul’s CBS Secondary School in Dublin. This article, which she wrote, appeared in the Irish Times when she was shortlisted for the award:  http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/how-i-got-into-my-pupils-good-books-reveals-librarian-up-for-top-award-1.2352856 Well done Annie, from the SLARIContinue reading “Annie Brady wins SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2015”

November Conference 2014 Materials

A big thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to our conference. Christina Clarke’s presentation can be accessed here.The booklet referred to by Christina, ‘METHODOLOGIES TO SUPPORT LITERACY & EFFECTIVE PRACTICE’, can be found here: School Support Literacy Booklet. Planning and evaluation templates can be found here; and checklists here.  Charles Quain of Interleaf presented aboutContinue reading “November Conference 2014 Materials”

November Conference 2014

‘Be Prepared! Planning for School Inspections and Literacy Promotion’ Friday, 21st November 2014, 9.30am-1pm Pearse Street Library, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Programme 9:30 am        Registration 10:00 am      Christina Clarke will speak about literacy and School Self-Evaluation 11:00 am      Coffee break 11:30 am      Charles Quain, Interleaf, will speak about Leabharlann, a new e-books platform for schools. There will also be a drawContinue reading “November Conference 2014”

School Librarian of the Year Award won by Irish Librarian

Hilary Cantwell of St. Paul’s Community College in Waterford has won this prestigious award.  This award is given annually to recognise the work done by librarians in school libraries.  Nominations may come from anyone working in a school library.  Those nominated may be working in primary or secondary schools. For more information go to:  http://www.sla.org.ukContinue reading “School Librarian of the Year Award won by Irish Librarian”