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Primary Conference - School Libraries: Powering Primary

  • 24 May 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Angliss Conference Centre, William Angliss Institute
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MAY 24

Angliss Conference Centre


William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Conference Program

8.30am – Registration

9.00am – Welcome   


9.05am -Keynote address

Literacy Communities Empowering Each Other

Heather Fehring, Emerita Professor in the School of Education, in the Design & Social Context College, RMIT University

9.40am - An update from the Literacy Unit, DET

Tahlia Campbell is a Senior Project Officer with the Literacy Unit of the Learning and Teaching Division of the Department of Education and Training

10.10am – Discussion Session One

How do you promote the library to its community?

What practical strategies can you share?

10.30am - Morning Tea, Trade Exhibition and Poster Gallery


Highlights from the CBCA Younger Readers Category Judge

Ruth Woolven, Librarian, Kew Primary School

11.45 – Discussion Session Two

How do you encourage and support student voice/agency in your library?

12:05pm - Creator - Marc Martin

12.35pm – Lunch, Trade Exhibition and Poster Gallery

1:30pm – SLAV Primary School Leaders Award Presentation

2.00 pm - Information Literacy in Primary Schools: What is it and should we bother?

Kim Hauser, Library Curriculum Leader, Loreto Mandeville Hall

2.15pm Discussion Session Three

How are you involved in the Inquiry Process in your school?

2.30 pm – Discussion Session Four

Ideas for responding to the 2021 CBCA Book Week Theme

3.00pm – Emily Rodda live on the big screen!

3.25pm Conference Close – Poster Gallery prizes 


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