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Welcome to the School Library Association

The School Library Association is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality reading and learning opportunities for all.

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Introduction to the SLA in Italian

La School Library Association (SLA) ha sede nel Regno Unito, ma conta molti membri in Europa e in altre parti del mondo. Chiunque sia impegnato nello sviluppo delle biblioteche scolastiche è benvenuto nell’Associazione! Tutti i materiali sono in lingua inglese.

Forniamo ai nostri iscritti consulenza, corsi di formazione e pubblicazioni, e pubblichiamo il periodico, The School Librarian. Abbiamo sezioni locali e regionali in Inghilterra e Galles, e sezioni nazionali in Scozia, Irlanda del Nord e Repubblica d’Irlanda.  Ci battiamo per lo sviluppo delle biblioteche scolastiche per conto dei bibliotecari scolastici. Nel 2004 abbiamo istituito il premio “Il bibliotecario scolastico dell’anno” (SLA School Librarian of the Year Award) con lo scopo di accrescere la consapevolezza circa le buone pratiche in atto nelle biblioteche scolastiche. Inoltre promuoviamo le biblioteche scolastiche celebrando la Giornata internazionale della biblioteca scolastica (International School Library Day) il primo lunedì di ottobre.

Dichiarazione delle nostre finalità

  • Crediamo che ogni allievo abbia diritto a un servizio bibliotecario scolastico efficace. La SLA è impegnata nel sostenere chiunque sia coinvolto nella biblioteca scolastica e nel promuovere opportunità di lettura e apprendimento di alta qualità per tutti.

Siamo lieti di rispondere a domande (poste in lingua inglese) riguardo alle biblioteche scolastiche nel Regno Unito.

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Aston Logo 2019 WebThis year's joint SLA and CILIP YLG weekend course - "Building Identity, Building Readers" took place 21 to 23 June 2019 at the Aston Conference Centre, Aston University, Birmingham.

It proved a great success. For more information please see the 2019 Weekend Course page. 

Thank you so much to our sponsors, all the authors, illustrators, publishers, speakers, workshop leaders and everyone on both the SLA and YLG committees (as well as SLA staff) and not forgetting the wonderful delegates for contributing to this success.

As soon as we have permissions for the presentations to be loaded, they will be made available via this website.

Next year's conference takes place at the International Hotel, Ashford, Kent over 19 - 21 June 2020.



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