Launch of Great School Libraries campaign

Today sees the launch of the Great School Libraries campaign – a three year campaign spearheaded by CILIP, SLG and SLA.

The campaign has three aims: to secure school library funding; to produce a national framework for school libraries and recognition of school libraries within the Ofsted framework.

The Campaign working group will be aiming to engage all potential stakeholders – whether that’s school library staff, parents, and school leadership or decision makers in government. All children deserve a great school library because adequately funded, staffed school libraries deliver enhanced and independent learning as well as reading and curriculum support.

Throughout the course of the campaign the School Library Data Group will be collecting evidence in order to show the huge variety of ways that UK based school libraries contribute to better outcomes for every child.

For more information and to download a case study template, visit http://greatschoollibraries.edublogs.org/

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