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Game-based Learning Event for Information Literacy Teaching

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to host a half day event on game-based learning for IL teaching.

This event will be of interest to information literacy practitioners and library staff who create, design and deliver teaching sessions, either in a dedicated teaching role or as part of their wider role.

Event Details

Date: Monday 21st February, 10am-1pm

Location: This event will be held online

We will hear from three speakers, Sarah Pavey, Rosie Jones and Andrew Walsh, who will share their perspectives and ideas on how play and game-based learning can be used within education.


09.30 – 10.00 Pre-session networking

10.00 – 10.05 Opening and introductions

10.05 – 10.50 Sarah Pavey: Using games and gamification to explain information literacy concepts for research projects

10.50 – 10.55 Comfort break

10.55 – 11.40 Rosie Jones – A Playful Journey

11.40 – 11.50 Tea break

11.50 – 12.35 Andrew Walsh – Practical Library Play

12.35 – 13.00 Discussion, questions and round up

13.00 –13.30 Post session networking

We have built in time before and after the session for informal networking therefore the virtual room will open at 9.30am and close at 1.30pm.

We really hope that you can join us for an interesting morning.


To book tickets and further information about the presentations, please visit the Eventbrite page for this event.

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