Rebloging with update
So the National Library has announced a fundamental change to its Services to Schools and it’s a terrible idea. The National Library is transforming its Services to Schools
Why is it a terrible idea? I’m glad you asked.
First up let’s look at what they are planning
Reading Engagement Lending Service
The emphasis of the new service will be on supporting students to read for pleasure, as a foundation for learning achievement. The content of loans will be quality fiction and high interest non-fiction resources to support reading for pleasure.
We’ll be supporting the whole school with a substantial loan that everyone can access, and you can keep the resources for a year. Loans will also no longer go to individual teachers and librarians.
So instead of sending teachers the books they need, they are going to send the school a whole lot of random books. Who at the school…
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