Conference – School Libraries: Reading the World (24 Nov 2023)
School Library Association of Victoria
Full Day Conference
8.30am to 3.30pm
Melbourne Entertainment and Conference Centre (MCEC)
This conference explores how school libraries create, foster and enable the reading experience to enrich their communities understanding of the world around them and themselves.
With a focus on research evidence, from leading academics, the day explores the texts, programs and understandings that underpin how school libraries support us in reading our world.
Our sessions are -
Featured Address - How do Australian Teens discover a good read? – Research findings from a national survey of secondary school students.
Dr Bronwyn Reddan, Professor Andrew Singleton, and Associate Professor Leonie Rutherford
Featured Address - Snapshots from around the world: What are our teens reading today?
Associate Professor Chin Ee Loh
Panel – First Knowledges: Songlines - Margo Neale, Lynne Kelly with Chair - Shelley Ware
Reading - Zeno Sworder - My Strange Shrinking Parents
We will also have a Lightning Round of five minute presentations, two rounds of Concurrent Sessions showcasing wonderful examples of best practice.
The SLAV Awards will also be announced on the day, we will have a Trade Exhibition where attendees can learn about useful products and programs and The Sun Bookshop will join us as our official bookseller for the day.
Join us for this wonderful conference!
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