Advocating for school libraries not for the school library itself, but for quality education, is important both in countries where the school library does not have a legal framework and status, and in countries where the school library exists, but staff and funding are cut to “save money”. A very important and impactful advocacy tool could be the IFLA School Library Manifesto, released by IFLA and IASL in September 2021.
The IFLA School Libraries Section is glad to invite you to attend to its WLIC 2023 Business Meeting on Sunday, 20nd of August 2023 from 13:30 to 15:30 at Dock 13.
The open session of the IFLA School Libraries Section will occur during the WLIC on Tuesday, 22nd of August 2023, as it's a live-streamed session (attendees need to be registered).
Luisa Marquardt, 2021-23 Secretary and 2023-25 Chair of the IFLA School Libraries Section, highlights the ways that school librarians can develop a culture of sustainability in their workplace and at their professional gatherings. Read more about the sustainability measures being taken at the 2023 IASL in Rome.
The IFLA School Libraries Section is organizing a session about the new School Library Manifesto.
IFLA IL & SL Sections Joint Webinar on Information Literacy in School Librarians' Education and in their Instructional Work17 October 2022
The webinar is organized by the joint team of two IFLA Sections – Information Literacy (IL) and School Libraries (SL) – and is delivered online within the programs of celebrations and initiatives for the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022, promoted by UNESCO, and the International School Library Month 2022, promoted by the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL).
WLIC-Global Action for School Libraries on Models of Inquiry in the Digital Age-Saturday July 23 at 8:30 to 15:3022 July 2022
Join us for this program as the authors and editors explore the varied themes in The Black Librarian in America and the current state and future of Black Librarianship.
The IFLA School Libraries Section was invited to make the voice of countries outside USA, represented by Valérie Glass, the section’s chair during the round-table discussion.
The IFLA School Libraries section is holding a satellite meeting on Saturday, the 23rd of July 2022, just before IFLA WLIC 2022 begins. Theme: "Global Action for School Libraries on Models of Inquiry in the Digital Age"
The IFLA School Libraries and Information Literacy Sections are jointly sponsoring two webinars exploring perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey from pre-Kindergarten to 20 and beyond. They will take place via Zoom on 27-28 October 2021.
Translations of the Guidelines are now available in 26 languages!