Teen Tech Awards


Rebecca Jones, CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Schools representative, reports below on judging entries for the TeenTech Award finals. The CILIP Information Literacy Group, in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, sponsors an award for 11-16 year olds that recognises excellence in research and information literacy. On Monday 20th June the finals of the TeenTech Awards took place at the Royal Society in […]



In support of the TeenTech initiative, the CILIP Information Literacy Group has produced a range of resource sheets that pupils taking part in the competition can use to help them with the research process and with gathering all the information (opinion, academic research and business perspectives) that they need to develop their own innovations. A total of ten resource sheets have […]



If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may remember that the Information Literacy Group sponsored a TeenTech Research & Information Literacy Award earlier this year.  You may also recall that TeenTech’s Founder, Maggie Philbin, made a guest appearance at LILAC. If you are interested in finding out more about TeenTech and the way it encourages teenagers to develop […]



The CILIP IL Group’s School Rep, Rebecca Jones,  is putting out a call for support with providing school pupils with access to advice and resources so that they can compete in Teen Tech, a national STEM and innovation competition (All information about the competition is on this website). The competition is aimed at pupils from Yr7-13 and encourages individuals and groups of up […]



On Monday, June 22nd, 2015, the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) sent a team of judges to the Royal Society to take part in the TeenTech Awards. The Group Chair, Jane Secker, was joined by Rebecca Jones, Geoff Walton and Darren Flynn, who were part of a wider group of ILG committee members asked to judge a new award for Research and […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group, in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, is delighted to announce a new award for 11-16 year olds that will recognise excellence in research and information literacy. The Research and Information Literacy Award will celebrate how well young people can dispel the ‘Google Generation’ myth and show that they can be truly information literate researchers as they […]