Perspectives: Local
The Teacher-librarian and Pedagogy Print E-mail
By Christine Lean   

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Christine Lean describes the valuable learning that she experienced in 2013 as part of the Seeing Learning professional development undertaken at her school, an Independent Schools Victoria PD series led by Dr Julie Landvogt. The professional learning focused on improved pedagogical practices based on focussed observation.

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Reflections on School Libraries, Teacher-librarians and Literacy at Gold Coast Schools: Research Findings Print E-mail
By Dr Susan Boyce   
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Dr Susan Boyce, a member of the Synergy board, reflects on the Gold Coast School research into the links between school library professionals and student achievement that was undertaken by Queensland researchers in 2012. The original article reporting on this research appeared in the second edition of Synergy in 2013.
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A New Style of Library for a New Style of Learning – Brighton Grammar School’s Middle School Library Services Print E-mail
By Kris Paterson   
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Kris Paterson explores her experiences with the creation of Brighton Grammar School’s new Middle School Building – the Michael Urwin Centre for Learning – and the exciting new library that has been purposefully created to support and enrich the learning of the middle school community. 
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