Research Articles

Engaging the Future of STEM

A study of international best practice for promoting the participation of young people, particularly girls, in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) Authors: Ms Sarah Chapman & Dr Rebecca Vivian.  This research was conducted as part of the 2016 Barbara Cail STEM Fellowship and funded by the Australian Government (Office for Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet), in partnership with the Chief Executive Women (CEW) Ltd.

Read the report: Engaging the Future of STEM.

IFLA School Library Guidelines

The second edition of the IFLA School Library Guidelines is available for download here. This comprehensive document provides material to support advocacy within and beyond your school. Appendix D provides a useful checklist to assess the level of services currently provided.

The Value of School Libraries in Learning

How libraries transform schools by contributing to student success: evidence linking South Carolina school libraries and PASS  & HSAP results, phase II by Keith Curry Lance, Bill Schwarz and Marcia J. Rodney of the RSL Research group October 2014
The South Carolina Impact Study

Certified Teacher-Librarians, library quality and  student achievement in Washington State public schools: The Washington State school library impact study  undertaken by Elizabeth Coker, PhD, MSEd for Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2015

Softlink Australian School Library Survey

Principal findings from the Softlink Australian School Library Survey.
In 2013, Softlink conducted a follow-up survey to the 2010, 2011 & 2012 Australian School Library Survey, which looked into Australian school library budgets, qualified staffing levels and NAPLAN literacy results. This follow-up survey has allowed Softlink to compare and report the findings from all surveys.
What are the top 7 challenges for school libraries?

School libraries 21C, 2010

Report on the School libraries 21C online discussion, commissioned by School Libraries and Information Literacy Unit, Curriculum K-12 Directoriate, NSW Department of Education and Training.

School Libraries work 2008

School Libraries Work!: Research Foundation Paper 2008, Scholastic Research and Results

Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement: a Review of the Research, 2003

Report for the Australian School Library Association by Michele Lonsdale, Australian Council for Educational Research, 2003.

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