The School Library Association of Queensland (SLAQ) is the peak association providing opportunities for members to collaborate and support the vision of their school communities in developing students as lifelong learners.
The association is committed to dispelling misconceptions surrounding the work of teacher-librarians. Teacher-librarians’ work is far beyond just books and has a vital role within Queensland schools.
International Library Symposium - the premier event for Queensland Teacher-Librarians in 2014!
You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural International Library Symposium at The Southport School, Gold Coast, Queensland Australia, 28-30 September 2014.
The International Library Symposium, in conjunction with the School Library Association of Queensland, will feature an impressive range of nationally and internationally recognized library and literary figures.
Speaker Profile: Professor Germaine Greer
Germaine Greer was born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University. Her first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. Germaine Greer has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA. She makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, columnist and reviewer. Since 1988 she has been Director (and financier) of Stump Cross Books, a publishing house specialising in lesser-known works by early women writers.
With the theme Embracing New Landscapes delegates are certain to be inspired, engaged and entertained by some of the most distinguished thinkers and commentators in Australia and beyond.
Further information relating to the International Library Symposium is available here.
For more information please email: ILS@tss.qld.edu.au