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At the heart of the school: celebrate National Libraries Day

Blog Editor, IOE Digital5 February 2016

Sally Perry.
Question: What do you have in school that can:
                                    Improve literacy
                                    Foster reading for pleasure
                                    Raise academic achievement
                                    Develop positive attitudes towards learning
                                    Deliver information literacy skills
                                    Create a community
                                    And more…
Answer: A School Library
National Libraries Day will be celebrated on Saturday (6 February) and it seems fitting that here at the UCL Institute of Education Library we use the occasion to consider the role of the School Library.
So what can school libraries do? (more…)