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What's on at the SLA this week...

21 June 2021 Share

Your weekly roundup of all the exciting events not to be missed this week.

It's School Diversity Week!

Join thousands of primary schools, secondary schools and colleges taking part in School Diversity Week across the UK for this celebration of equality to make your school safer, happier and more welcoming for pupils who may be LGBTQ+ or have LGBTQ+ families. We've even contributed a new LGBTQ+ book list to the helpful resource toolkit!

For more information and to find out how you can get involved, visit: https://www.justlikeus.org/school-diversity-week

Tuesday 22nd June, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Helping Not Hindering: How to ensure student library helpers are an asset to your library

Join us for this webinar that will look at how, with the right training and management, student library helpers can become an amazing asset to your library service. 

Book here

Wednesday 23rd June

International Women in Engineering Day

A day to celebrate the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing and to inspire the next generation of female engineers! If you're looking for ways to help encourage an interest in STEM subjects, have you tried our recent Reading Science for Pleasure publication? Check it out here.

Thank a Teacher Day

Wednesday 23rd June is also a day for celebrating schools, teachers and support staff across the country. Find out how you can get involved and say a big thank you to any member of school staff for the amazing work they do by visiting: https://thankateacher.co.uk/thank-a-teacher-day/

Thursday 24th June, 2pm - 3pm

General meeting

Join us in this members' meeting to find out who the membership has elected, and to chat to put any questions to the trustees which you may have. 

Book your FREE ticket here

Friday 25th June

Deadline for submitting evidence to the National Literacy Trust's Primary School Library Review.

This piece of work will be crucial for shining a light on the provision and impact of primary school libraries. It's vital that the whole picture is represented so that we can provide support where support is needed, and we encourage everyone to take part.

Submit here

And don't forget, coming up next week...

Tuesday 29th June, 5pm - 6pm

Richard Gerver in conversation with... Karthik Krishnan

FREE for SLA members, join our President Richard Gerver for another insightful evening as he chats to former CEO of the Britannica Group Karthik Krishnan. Hear about Karthik's incredible personal story, his vision for our children’s future and more.

Book here