TITLE

Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Sandra; Girolami, Anne
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
inCite;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on an inquiry set up by Julia Gillard, Federal Member for Education to examine the role, adequacy and resourcing of teacher librarians and school libraries of Australian schools. Organisations and individuals were invited by the Committee incharge to make written submissions to the inquiry. It presents the Terms of Reference which were focused on including the impact of recent policies and investments, the factors influencing recruitment and development.
ACCESSION #
51358870

 

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