Book now for Librarians as Teachers event in Birmingham



ARLG West Midlands and CILIP West Midlands Member Network invite you to attend their joint one-day conference, “Librarians as Teachers”,  on June 10, 2015 at Conference Aston in Birmingham. The event, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will feature are a range of speakers from across the sectors, including HE, FE, Schools and Health Libraries.

This event follows a successful CILIP debate on a similar topic that was held at the Library of Birmingham in February 2015.

Event: Librarians as Teachers
Venue:  Aston Conference Centre, The Aston Triangle, Birmingham. B4 7ET.
Date: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, 10:00-16:00

Provisional Programme

9.30 Registration
10.00 Welcome and overview of the day
10.05 – 10.35 Title to be confirmed – Helen Ryba and Trudi Pledger
10.35 – 11.10  IL and Learning – a symbiotic relationship to improve teaching practice – Adam Lancaster, Assistant Head Teacher and Literacy/Libraries and Reading Consultant, Hertfordshire
11.10 – 11.25 Coffee break
11.25 – 11.55 Do you have a vision of Information Skills? – Sarah Pavey, Independent Consultant & Trainer
11.55 – 12.25 Title to be confirmed – Michelle Jenkins
12.25 – 12.35 Sponsor Talk – CILIP Information Literacy Group
12.35 – 13.20 Lunch
13.20 – 14.10 Title to be confirmed – Andrew Walsh, Academic Librarian and National Teaching Fellow, University of Huddersfield
14.10 – 15.10 Librarians, learning and information literacy in the digital age – Dr Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor, London School Economics
15.10 – 15.25 Tea break
15.25 – 16.00 Teaching on a shoestring: Information Literacy in FE – Jess Haigh, Leeds City College
16.00 Closing session/remarks

Please note that this provisional programme is subject to change.

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