2018 Softlink Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific School Library Survey

The 2018 Softlink Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific School Library Survey was launched in September.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey, the report will be available in early 2019.

History of the survey

The…

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Book Week 2018 – Find your treasure in the school library with Oliver v5

Schools around Australia celebrate Book Week this year from 18th – 24th August, with displays, author talks, and a variety of activities around the theme of ‘Find your Treasure’.

The special focus on quality children’s…

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CLEAR collaboration goals for school libraries

By Nikki Curtis, Director of Marketing, Softlink Education.

Article originally published in Synergy, journal of the School Library Association of Victoria, May 2018. Reproduced on the Softlink blog with permission.

The educational…

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School libraries share a wish list for the future

The annual Softlink School Library Surveys provide information about school library budgets and staffing. They also give great insight into the day-to-day of school libraries.

Open-ended questions such as “What is the one thing you…

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Relationship-based Teaching & Learning – the school librarian’s superpower (and how to boost it)

School librarians are in a position to build relationships with students in which their interests, rather than just literacy and assessment objectives, can provide the focus for active and engaged learning. Helping students to select a…

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