Libraries for today and tomorrow: How is yours RELATIONAL, AUTHENTIC, FUTURE-FOCUSED, PERSONALISED, CREATIVE?

How does a school ensure that it is significantly resourced to provide for the learning and research needs of students, yet maintaining the relevance of the library? Learning communities need to have: The ‘place’ that fulfils the need for communal work, learning, connection and play Accessibility to resources Personnel to manage the collection A realisticContinue reading “Libraries for today and tomorrow: How is yours RELATIONAL, AUTHENTIC, FUTURE-FOCUSED, PERSONALISED, CREATIVE?”

#scil11 Libraries: Where are we going? Two experiences in Delft, The Netherlands

This week we visited two extraordinary libraries: TU Delft Library and Learning Centre is the bright shiny new facility at the university located on outer rim of the city for the students. DOK: Library Concept Centre is in the heart of the Delft shopping and community precinct for the broad community of the city. BothContinue reading “#scil11 Libraries: Where are we going? Two experiences in Delft, The Netherlands”

Lifting Vision | Leaders Learning – SCIL Study Tour 2011

Vision becoming reality I am energized when a dream or vision for the future, one that I have been working on for some time, finally becomes reality. In less than two weeks we embark on the next big adventure About 1 year ago I was traveling with my colleagues from SCIL/NBCS on the study tour,Continue reading “Lifting Vision | Leaders Learning – SCIL Study Tour 2011”