Literacy and Learning
This project promotes the important role of libraries in both formal and informal education. It seeks to develop the organisational capability of libraries as learning organisations, and sets out best practice for library programs and partnerships.
- Refinement, implementation and promotion of the Learning Maturity Matrix in NSLA libraries, and extension of the matrix evaluation program
- Shared learning and literacy framework
- Raising awareness of the role of libraries in learning and literacy with library educators
- Brave New Worlds seminar on literacy and learning in libraries at the State Library of New South Wales (2013)
- Survey of partnerships and report on advocacy case studies (2012)
- Position statement on literacy and learning in NSLA libraries (2012)
Working group members
- Andrew Hiskens, State Library of Victoria (project manager)
- Rebecca Ong, State Library of Western Australia (project manager)
- Kerry Blinco, Northern Territory Library
- Shane Cathcart, State Library of South Australia
- Jane Cowell, State Library of Queensland
- Rachel Davis, Libraries ACT
- Helen Ebsworth, State Library of Tasmania
- Geraldine Howell, National Library of New Zealand
- Deb Miles, State Library of Queensland
- Megan Perry, State Library of New South Wales
- Anja Tait, Northern Territory Library
Image: State Library of Western Australia
Outcomes of the Literacy and Learning project meeting in Brisbane this week.
The Literacy and Learning project was invited to present its maturity matrix for libraries at Queensland University of Technology's recent symposium.
Download presentations from the Brave New Worlds literacy and learning seminar.
Presentation to the 'Libraries as learning organisations' symposium held at the Queensland University of Technology, 1 November 2013. Presented by Gillian Hallam and Andrew Hiskens.
Presentation by Jane Forward, Manager, Literacy Services, LINC Tasmania, delivered at the Brave New Worlds seminar, July 2013.
The learning institution maturity model: A self-evaluation tool for future planning in NSLA libraries - Gillian Hallam
Presentation by Dr Gillan Hallam, Adjunct Professor, Library and Information Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, delivered at the Brave New Worlds seminar, July 2013.