Earlier this month, we joined together with Scottish Book Trust to run an event which saw teachers and education professionals from across Edinburgh and the Lothians come together to learn more about our Learning Resources and share their views on what kind of resources are most useful to them.
It was a great opportunity for teachers and librarians to have a chat, swap ideas and provide us with really useful insights as to how we could improve this Learning Site to offer resources that are going to be of the most value when used in the classroom.
The evening started with Catherine Jones (Creative Learning Manager at the Book Festival) and Chris Leslie (Schools Resource Developer at Scottish Book Trust) doing short presentations to introduce everyone to the resources that we’re both currently offering – all over a glass of wine! We then split into groups to get in-depth opinions from attendees on the format and content of our resources and what else we could be providing. The evening ended with a free book stall – at which teachers could select books from a large collection to take back to their schools.
It was great to hear all of the ideas and input from a range of people working in different settings and we will be taking all feedback on board. Thanks to everyone who came along and made it a really special and valuable evening. Thank you also to the Scottish Book Trust for hosting the evening.
Look out for changes to this site in 2018 following on from the feedback received! And if you’ve got any suggestions of what you would find useful on our Resources page, please join in the conversation and email your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re constantly working to ensure that the Learning Resources that we are providing are of use to teachers and librarians working in schools across the country.
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