25 March 2017

Programme for 2017 School Libraries Satellite meeting in Wrocław, Poland

The programme for the Satellite meeting on 18 August in Wrocław, Poland is available now.

Content

The workshop will be aimed at the implementation of the 2nd edition of the School Library Guidelines.

The workshop consists of 6 elements

  • Chapter 1 Mission and Purpose of a School Library
  • Chapter 2 Legal and Financial Framework for a School Library
  • Chapter 3 Human Resources for a School Library
  • Chapter 4 Physical and Digital Resources of a School Library
  • Chapter 5 Programs and Activities of a School Library
  • Chapter 6 School Library Evaluation and Public Relations

There will be 3 sessions, so participants can follow the module of 3 chapters. 

Venue

The Lower Silesian Pedagogic Library

Worcella 25-27, 11-400 Wrocław, Poland

The Lower Silesian Pedagogic Library is Wroclaw’s main pedagogic library. It supervises the 27 pedagogic libraries in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Apart from a rich collection of books and magazines the library offers training for teachers and educational activities for pupils and students. The readers have access to computers and wi-fi. Our self-service reprographic equipment is of the latest generation, as well as our automated library system (ALEPH). Library's rich collection of books (pedagogy, psychology, sociology, social sciences) e-books and the particularly interesting database of materials concerning the modern education and history of education are constantly updated.

The Lower Silesian Pedagogic Library is conveniently located in the city center. It only takes a 15-minute walk to reach the Main Railway Station and the Market Square.

The building is accessible for the disabled. It has two air-conditioned conference rooms and three training/didactic rooms (one air-conditioned, two furnished with PC for the pupils and teachers under training).

Getting there:

Trains No. 0L, 5 or Buses No. 145, 146,  go to/from the Central Train/Bus Station (Wrocław Główny) every 15-20 minutes. The entire journey takes approximately 5 minutes (depending on the traffic). Bus No. 106 goes from the Wrocław Airport every 20 minutes. The entire journey takes approximately 40 minutes (depending on traffic).

Buses No. 145, 146 go to/from Centennial Hall every 15-20 minutes. The entire journey takes approximately 10-15 minutes (depending on traffic). SEE: detailed timetable.

Programme

10:00 – 10:15

Welcome

Magdalena Pilinska

Lesley Farmer SLC Chair

Albert K. Boekhorst

10:15 – 10:45

School libraries in Poland

dr Renata Piotrowska (Univ. of Wroclaw)

10:45 – 11:00

Introduction to the 2nd edition of the School Library Guidelines

Dianne Oberg

Barbara Schultz-Jones

11:00 – 11:15

Introduction to the modules of the workshop

Karen Gavigan

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee/Thea break

11:30 – 12:45

Modules

60 minutes in group and 15 minutes reporting 

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:15

Modules

60 minutes in group and 15 minutes reporting 

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee/Thea break

15:45 – 17:00

Modules

60 minutes in group and 15 minutes reporting 

17:00 – 17:15

Summing up

Registration

There is no registration fee, but participants should register in advance via this webform.

Further information can be obtained from:

satellitewroclaw@gmail.com or albertkb@gmail.com

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