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Course Date

November 17, 2017

Course Cost


Registration and coffee from 9.30 a.m. Lunch included

Course Time

10:00 - 15:30


Edinburgh Hilton Grosvenor Hotel

Grosvenor Street
EH12 5EF

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Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations must be advised in writing/email 6 days prior to the event.
  • We welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no additional cost.
  • A refund will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend or cancels within 6 days prior to the event.
  • For residential courses cancellation must be advised 28 days prior to the event.

Course Description

Information Skills and Digital Literacy

School Libraries play a vital role in ensuring all people have the skills and abilities to succeed in the Digital Age.  The ability to understand information and perform tasks in digital environments has become a key role of school librarians. 

We are delighted that Sarah Pavey will be leading this day.  Sarah is co-author of the Innovative School Librarian as well as the author of books for the Schools Library Association on mobile technology. In addition, she is a qualified trainer for the British Council Core Skills programme which includes digital literacy. 

Sarah will lead colleagues through the information skills and digital literacy by exploring themes including: 

  • how the librarian can work collaboratively to deliver a joint lesson for any researched based topic
  • effective lesson planning and research skills
  • incorporating online databases and eBooks, phone apps as well as more traditional print resources
  • academic honesty and referencing 

The day will be supported with handouts and links to downloads of the materials used. 

Please register as soon as possible and by Friday 3 November at the latest.

Registration from 9.30 a.m.

Lead Delegate

For non members, please complete the name and address of your school for invoicing, or personal address if self-funding. Self-funding applicants are required to pay in advance. Non members will be invoiced before attending a course.

Once submitted a confirmation email will be sent to your email address. If you do not receive a confirmation please email

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