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The SLA is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality learning opportunities for all. All courses offer discounted prices to Members of the SLA.


A complete listing of all our training.

Delegates  Delegate Packs

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weekend course

Our annual weekend training course

AGM  Optional Session

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Top quality training on your doorstep

Presentation  UK map vignette

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Members’ and Librarians’ days

A day for informal training, information and networking

Wendy Cooling Book Talking   

Members' and Librarians' Days...

Reading for Excellence: SLA One-Day Conference

A one-day conference planned around the Reading for Pleasure agenda in schools, aimed at teachers, head teachers and school librarians and includes speakers on the following topics:

  • Reading Research and Insights into Achievement – Dr Clare Wood, University of Coventry
  • Reading and Change – Karen Goulding, University of Reading
  • Thinking Skills and Reading – Sue Dixon of The Thinking Child
  • Working with/supporting young people who are identifying as LGBTQ – John Vincent of The Network
  • Creating Readers – Prue Goodwin, Independent Consultant and Lecturer
  • Ofsted, School Libraries and Reading – Marilyn Mottram, HMI Deputy National Lead for English and Literacy

For the online programme and booking form please click here or download the full programme in pdf format:

Reading Excellence Programme & Flyer

PDF file, 315 kB

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Branch Training

SLA Branches also run training events in their areas.