Reblogged from Lorna Fairie’s blog. A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the CILIP Umbrella Conference held at Manchester University. It was an absolutely brilliant experience and I gained so much from attending, not only from hearing so many new and innovative ideas but also from meeting lots of interesting people. How I got my place The […]

Update from Siona Murray, Welsh Information Literacy Project Officer. This article is intended to provide an update on the Welsh Information Literacy Project (WILP)activities over the past year and highlight the objectives for 2013-2014. Phase IV of the project was awarded to the North Wales Library Partnership (NWLP) and Coleg Llandrillo Library in April 2014. The main aims and objectives […]

CLIC, Cardiff Libraries in Co-operation, held a summer ‘Teachmeet’ at Cardiff University on 11th July. It was held in the rather grand wood-panelled Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms. There were over 50 attendees from government, school, public libraries and HE and FE libraries which brought together a great mix of experience for discussion and networking. The afternoon began with a workshop […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to announce a sponsored place for the CILIP Umbrella Conference, (Hash tag: #UB13) taking place at Manchester University on 2-3 July 2013. CILIP is providing a bursary place for a CILIP IL Group member consisting of a complimentary place on both days of the conference, as well as one nights’ accommodation at George […]

Back in the summer, many CILIP Information Literacy Group committee members took part in the one day IL executive briefing.  All the presentations are available on the CILIP website.  The introduction by the CILIP ILG Chair, Debbi Boden-Angell, can be accessed directly via CILIP IL Briefing.

Facilitating and supporting Information Literacy (IL) activities and training for Public Library staff and users is one of the main themes for the Welsh Information Literacy Project (WILP) in Phase III. You can find out more about the previous project Phases here, including the development of an IL Framework for Wales and accredited training units with Agored Cymru. If you […]

The Independent Review of Digital Classroom teaching, which reported to the Welsh Government Minister for Education and Skills on 29 March, recommends that teachers in Wales are supported to develop their information literacy and other digital capabilities, and that it must be included in intial teacher training.  The report Find it, make it, use it, share it: learning in digital […]