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Information Literacy Group vacancy: Further Education Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Further Education (FE) representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. This is a perfect opportunity for an FE Learning Resources professional to make a significant contribution to the group. We are looking for applicants who will …

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Shut Up and Write: writing retreat for Advance HE Fellowship applicants

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to host a “Shut Up and Write” session for HE or FE colleagues writing applications for Advance HE fellowships at Associate, Fellow and Senior Fellow level. Taking place on Monday, November 8th, this is a half-day online event providing time, space and guidance for HE or FE colleagues …

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Information Literacy Group vacancy: Further Education Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Further Education (FE) representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. This is a perfect opportunity for an FE Learning Resources professional to make a significant contribution to the group. We are looking for applicants who will …

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Decolonising the FE College Library

Liz White, Further Education Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, considers the opportunities and challenges experienced in decolonising FE college libraries, including a possible role for information literacy in the process. As a member of the Academic Librarian team at the University of Derby, I have had the opportunity to reflect on this subject …

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Marcus Rashford: can College libraries harness his enthusiasm for reading?

This post has been written by Liz White, the Further Education Sector Representative for the ILG. I have very little interest in, or knowledge of, football. I would find it tough to list as many current Premier League players as I have fingers, and perhaps only a few more retired footballers. Despite this, I know …

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Delivering Library Induction online for Further Education students – at Buxton and Leek College

In this guest blog post, Liz White talks about the planning involved in moving Library Induction online for FE students during the current pandemic. Liz is Assistant Academic Librarian at the University of Derby and the Further Education Sector Representative for the Information Literacy Group. Introduction As Assistant Academic Librarian at Buxton and Leek College I …

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VOCTeach podcast and symposium for Further Education

Many thanks to the Information Literacy Group’s FE Rep, Liz White, for sharing this interesting podcast from VOCTeach, plus news about their FE Symposium. A heads up about the latest VOCTeach blog post. Do share with your FE colleagues! If you are unfamiliar with VOCTeach, this is an organisation that aims to bring Further Education and …

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CILIP COVID-19 Workforce Survey

CILIP: the library and information association has launched the COVID-19 Workforce Survey in order to understand how the disruption of COVID-19 and coronavirus is impacting the library, information and knowledge management workforce. The responses will be used both to improve CILIP’s support for the sector and to inform advocacy on behalf of the profession with …

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Empowered for Life: Critical thinking for young people

Our latest guest post has kindly been provided by Alex Clegg, Communities Coordinator at Sense About Science, an independent charity that champions the public interest in sound science and ensures evidence is recognised in public life and policy making. A teacher at a conference I recently spoke at described how her pupils on their route from history …

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