October 2018 JAW Reflections

Grants from ISLN supported library officers from member schools to attend the Job-Alike-Workshop at Tanglin Trust School on 19 October, 2018. Below are some of their thoughts, pictures, and reflections.  Sharifah, Martina and Jess from German European School Singapore The JAW at Tanglin was very informative, both in terms of sharing approaches to common practices…

A Reflection on the 2018 Red Dot Readers Cup

Incoming ISLN President Melissa Cooper shares her thoughts on this year’s Red Dot Readers Cup, back after a short hiatus: Singing, collaboration and the thrill of competition is a winning combination for our international readers. Seeing students smile with pride at their accomplishments plus working with students from other schools makes all the effort of planning…

Bangkok Patana School is hosting a Library Knowledge sharing workshop between the 8th and 10th November 2018.

Here is the website with the details about it, including information about costs and the registration form. Registration will close on June 15th 2018. This conference will be of particular interest to school librarians and also have relevance for school leaders and literacy co-ordinators. Please can you share the information within the relevant staff within your school. Our library…

Open letter from Sally & Stephen about LKSW 2018

Dear All We are pleased to share that this year’s conference will be hosted at Bangkok Patana School in Thailand on the 8th, 9th and 10th November 2018. Save the date! The 8th will be given over to school visits in Bangkok and the 9th and 10th will be conference days at school. A massive thanks to Jenn…

The 3rd Regional Workshop On School Libraries In South East Asia: A Way Forward

Sandra Sangines  is an IT Officer and Library Officer at ISS International School. ISLN was happy to support her attendance at The 3rd Regional Workshop On School Libraries In South East Asia: A Way Forward held in Kuala Lumpur in October 2017 ______________________________ The workshop that I attended last October 1st to 3rd of 2017 gave me the opportunity to…

News about EPIC!

https://www.getepic.com After the discussions about EPIC at LKSW2017 I have been writing back and forth and finally, have some firm news to report. My contacts are MaryAnn (Support) & Tahleen (Sales & Marketing), these are the issues we have resolved.  1. Concerns over international schools signing up when they state that it is only available…

Visit to Book Reach in Nepal

Siobhan Roulston recently left the Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur. She is taking a gap year to do some travelling. For the last two weeks she has been in Nepal with Doreen Johnstone assisting to set up school libraries. ISLN members would remember that Doreen spoke to us at a meeting last year and…