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Report on IASL 2016, Tokyo

Rebecca Jones, the School Rep for the Information Literacy Group, visited Tokyo in August 2016 for the Annual International Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL), and has kindly provided a report on the event. The sponsorship that I received from ILG, SLG and funding from my school, Malvern St James, meant that I …

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Teen Tech Awards

TeenTech Awards – Royal Society, London

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 …

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IL resource sheets for schools now available!

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 …

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NetworkED seminar – Maggie Philbin: Tea,Tech and Teens

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 …

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TeenTech – call for support from University librarians for access to resources for pupils

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 …

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TeenTech launch 11-16 Research and Information Literacy Award

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 …

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