Monthly Archives: February 2016

Television nostalgia

Two recent additions to ‘Education in Literature Collection’ are DVDs of contrasting British children’s television series about school children. Between 1978 and 2008 the BBC’s television show Grange Hill kept children entertained. At its height the programme was regarded as … Continue reading

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Inclusivity: a selection of materials from the Special Collections on education for children with learning difficulties

This month Sally Perry and I are focussing on the subject of inclusivity in education. There is a display of relevant content on the Curriculum Resources display shelves and in the Special Collections cabinet in the Library. For my part, … Continue reading

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At the Heart of the School: celebrate National Libraries Day

Question: What do you have in school that can: Improve literacy Foster reading for pleasure Raise academic achievement Develop positive attitudes towards learning Deliver information literacy skills Create a community And more… Answer: A School Library National Libraries Day will … Continue reading

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