We are proud to present the last session in 2015 of the webinar series “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations.”

Monday, October 26, 2015
3:00pm EST
9:00pm CET

“The role of competencies in librarians’ Continuing Professional Development”
Webinar length is one hour.
Link to access the virtual meeting room: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r8naaa6h0pu/.


Keynote “A framework for lifelong learning and teaching: the competencies paradigm and Library Associations “, by Anna Maria Tammaro, Chair at International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Section Library Theory, AIB Associazione Italiana Biblioteche, Interdepartmental research center UNIPRCoLab University of Parma, Coordinator of the Digital library learning International Master, University of Parma.

Anna Maria will put in perspective the competencies framework in relation to the development and advancement of the library profession.

Identifying, developing and gaining recognition for your knowledge and skills using CILIP’s Professional Knowledge and Skills Base” by Simon Edwards, Director of Professional Services at CILIP.

Simon will outline CILIP’s Professional Knowledge and Skills Base, how it was developed and how members and employers are using it a part of CPD.

The Australian Library and Information Association professional development scheme and the formation and role of LIS specialisation competencies in supporting ongoing professional learning’ by Judy Brooker, Director of Learning at the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

Outline of the draft document “Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices“, approved by CPDWL during IFLA WLIC 2015 in Cape Town and awaiting for IFLA approval – by Matilde Fontanin, member of IFLA SC CPDWL, AIB Associazione Italiana Biblioteche, University of Trieste

For information about registration please contact: [email protected]

The webinars are archived, therefore you can join them, ask questions and participate in conversations with international colleagues live, or you can listen to them later, anywhere at any time.