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Opening Doors: the School Library in a culturally diverse society: Bridgwater, Somerset, 8 November 2018

Our course Opening Doors: the School Library in a culturally diverse society, run by Alec Williams, will be held at Resourses for Learning, Parkway, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4RL on 8 November 2018.

This course looks briefly at the recent history of population change, and examines some of the terms used. It examines a range of resources: to help with language learning; to provide self-identity; and to challenge perceptions.  It advocates creating a reading culture that attracts all student. Participants will explore ways to develop a library which welcomes all students, and at the case for specific activities to attract those from ethnic minorities.  Finally, delegates will look briefly at information literacy: at successful practice in diverse schools, and at considerations for new language learners.  This will be a great opportunity for everyone to share knowledge, and for schools in very diverse communities to pass on best practice to those who may be more directly affected in future. 

The closing date is 24 October 2018. Bookings received by 11 October 2018 are eligible for a £15 discount.

Key Audience:

primary and secondary school library staff

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