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We are very grateful to Browns Books for Students, Preston, for providing us with a venue for this exciting event. Split into three sessions, delegates will hear from a VLe subscriber who will talk about their experience of using ebooks and be provided with a checklist of factors to consider when buying an ebook platform. Representatives from Bounce Marketing, Macmillan Children’s Books, Oxford Children’s Books, Raintree and Walker Books will update attendees with their plans for digital publishing and details of forthcoming titles.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and network throughout the day.
The very full morning programme will be followed by lunch.
During the afternoon attendees will have the opportunity to browse and buy in Browns’ fabulous showroom. A special discount of 25% will be applied to orders for books placed on the day.
Venue: Browns Books for Students, c/o Askews and Holts, 218-222 North Road, Preston, PR1 1SY
Date: Friday 24th October 2014 starting at 9.30am
Closing date: Friday 10th October 2014
Cost for the full day including lunch and refreshments: £15.00
To reserve places -
Download a booking form http://www.sla.org.uk/dwl.php?doc=training-booking-web-2014.pdf and send it by post to SLA, I Pine Court, Kembrey Park, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 8AD or fax it to 01793 481182
Telephone: 01793 401153
We are seeking a dynamic and professionally qualified Librarian to join our thriving 11-18 mixed Catholic Voluntary Academy situated in the market town of Macclesfield, in Cheshire. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, in line with School Library Association recommendations.
This is an essential and unique specialist role supporting students’ learning and their development into effective, independent learners and readers. Manage, develop, and promote an effective Library provision to support learning and teaching andinfluence a substantial modernisation, re-ordering and extension of our the Library facilities.
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The successful applicant will be able to work in sympathy with the Christian ethos, aims and values of our Catholic college. All posts are offered subject to agreement to sign the CES contract of employment with the governors of this Catholic Voluntary Academy and enhanced DBS clearance suitable for working with children.
Closing date: 22 Sept 2014 Interviews W/C 6 Oct 2014
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‘…an outstanding school, characterised by a palpable ethos that combines gospel values, ethical enterprise and aspiration for all students to be the best that they can in all dimensions of their lives.’ OfSTED
Everything you always wanted to know about Children's publishing (but were afraid to ask). Nosy Crow have a wonderful line up of speakers at this conference. If SLA members would like to attend they can get a 20% discount on ticket prices by quoting SLACROW on the booking form. Check the website for new announcements, and book via Eventbrite. Don't forget to quote the code!
Booking is now open for The Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture, celebrating excellence in writing for children. The 2014 lecture will be given by Frank Cottrell Boyce -"Rowing on the River of Time" at 5.00 pm on 11th of September at Homerton College Cambridge. For more details and to book see the website.
37.5 hours per week, Term Time only plus 2 additional weeks
Salary: Starting Point on the Pay Scale will depend on
relevant qualifications and experience
Further information and an application form are available here
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or by email from tburns[at]aatbanbury.org
Closing date for completed applications: 4:00pm on Monday 25 August 2014
“The Aspirations Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”
Our ‘not-for-profit’ community work publishes 75 point print with braille, and illustrated children’s books.
We understand that teaching staff in SEN settings spend a lot of time making alternative formats. And, school library services tell us that many mainstream schools have difficulty finding alternative formats.
Our books are valuable in both situations. Their design enables most disabled children and adults to access and share their favourite stories with family and friends. As they are handmade you can request changes in the format design.
They provide inclusive story book time for your disabled children today and be available on the shelf for children and parents who come in the future.
We have a new unique dual format book that, for the first time, provides:
You can buy direct or through your suppliers,
A loan book is available with Free postage. For latest titles see: http://access2books.com/new-releases-12
Check out the programme for lots of concerts, films and talks and folk tales happening throughout the autumn season at Institut Francais. The programme is available on their website, or download the PDF. The Institut is based in South Kensington, London.
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UKeiG is pleased to offer a sponsored place for a student or early-career professional to attend the CILIP New Professionals Day on Friday 10th October under its Student or Early-Career Professional Conference Grant scheme. CILIP's New Professionals Day is the annual conference aimed at library and information professionals who are seeking guidance on their initial steps into their first professional roles. If you are still studying at university, have recently finished your information qualification or are in your first professional post, then this event is for you.
Applications are welcomed for this award which covers standard class travel to London as well as the event fee if you are not a CILIP member (it is free to CILIP members). To apply please write a paragraph outlining why you would like to attend the event and how you would benefit from attendance, and send it to email@example.com.
It is a condition of winning that a short ‘conference report’ is presented for publication in eLucidate.