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Collaboration or parallel worlds? Information literacy practices in Portuguese school libraries
In this paper I will focus on two major aspects of my research as coordinator of a master’s degree for Teacher Librarians (TL) in Portugal and as advisor to the national school libraries network: the
Digital Literacy of School Leaders: What Impacts in Schools? Results of Two Studies from Portugal
The results show that as a consequence of the implementation of the Technological Plan for Education, schools were equipped with appropriate technological resources and teachers developed digital literacy skills and skilled leaders in digital literacy revealed encouraging attitudes towards their colleagues and students.
Mobile technologies are an important part of our daily life and we carry them with us all the time. Mobile learning is already used a lot in informal and non-formal learning, but in the context of
Portuguese school libraries: the design and implementation of a self-evaluation model
In this paper we propose to present and analyse the School Libraries Self-Evaluation Model created for Portuguese Schools. We focus on its principles and steps leading to implementation. The
School Library Education in Thirteen Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
This paper attempts to provide a comprehensive report on school libraries and the status of training of school / teacher librarians in thirteen African countries and presents an idea for a new form of affordable online training, combining the use of ICT with traditional concepts, which could eventually be used for theTraining of school library staff throughout the world.