The SLA has 22 regional branches across the UK and Ireland which provide localised support and training for members.
The benefits of having a funded and staffed school library have been proven across the world, with school libraries having a positive impact upon attitude, wellbeing, academic outcomes and improved literacy.
Do you have a school library vacancy that needs filling? Our Job Vacancies page on the previous site attracted over 2,000 page views per month according to Google Analytics. To advertise your vacancy on our website we charge £100 plus VAT for SLA members, and £150 + VAT for non-members (VAT exempt for registered charities)
The SLA is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, and promoting high quality learning opportunities for all staff. Our compliment of online training is one of the most popular ways we do this - allowing you to work at your own pace when you choose to.
All courses offer significantly discounted prices to members.
This contains further details of our day training courses, annual weekend course and Library Staff Days. These cover a wide area of the UK, and different levels of career progression, and cover library specific training and training that is applicable more widely within the school sector.
These are supplemented by training put on by the Branches, which can be booked directly with the Branch.Find Out More