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School Librarian of the Year Award 2018

Nominations for 2018

Nominations for School Librarian of the Year 2018 are open, so do consider giving a colleague or friend the recognition they deserve!

The School Librarian of the Year Award is the SLA's prestigious honour to recognise the excellent work that is carried out in school libraries every day, and to highlight the best practice of those whose work is outstanding.

Please consider nominating a librarian in a primary or secondary school who demonstrates outstanding professional qualities and deserves to be recognised for the work that they do. Nominees do not need to be members of the SLA, and may be from any phase of education.

The Proposer should complete the Official Nomination Form and return it by email to the SLA office. Closing date for nominations for the 2018 School Librarian of the Year is 19 January 2018.

SLYA Nomination Form 2018

Word document, 100 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)




Please read our Guidance Notes which will help you prepare an effective nomination:

SLYA Nomination Guidelines 2018

PDF file, 114 kB

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Foyle LogoThe 2018 School Librarian of the Year Award is sponsored by the Foyle Foundation, who are providing generous support for the Award through to 2020.

The Foyle Foundation is an independent grant making Trust supporting UK charities which, since its formation in 2001, has become a major funder of the Arts and Learning. The Foundation also operates a community small grants programme and a national school library improvement scheme.