I am an independent adviser and trainer, specialising in all aspects of school libraries. My career has included being a school librarian, an SLS librarian and finishing as Head of a Schools' Library Service, Guernsey. 

I am an international speaker, Vice-Chair of the #GreatSchoolLibraries campaign, renowned blogger and a regular columnist in the CILIP ‘Information Professional’. 


I was a finalist and runner up in the LILAC Information Literacy Award in 2016 and shortlisted in 2020 and was awarded the BEM in the 2020 New Years honours list for services to libraries. 

 

I also run an online forum to provide CPD (Continued Professional Development) #LIbraryStaffLoveLearning providing cost-effective (sometimes free) learning for school library staff. 

TESTIMONIALS

Opened my mind to other options and ideas on how I can get all subjects involved in the school library. 

School Librarian

I found this training to be really refreshing as it is something I have not been asked to do in my role in a very long time. Very informative and full of ideas to take back to work.

I would highly recommend Elizabeth delivers CPD to teaching staff in school.

School Librarian

I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Elizabeth for the past three years. Elizabeth explains concepts in a very easy to follow way and she always has time to ensure that people fully grasp the concepts in the training.

 

Chris Beach / History teacher

It was definitely a lucky day for me when I 'found' you on Twitter a couple of years ago. Your passion for advocating for school libraries is quite contagious and has infected me (in the best possible way) all the way at the other end of the world.

Thank you for your mentorship (because that is what it has been). 

Annie Pinto / Library Technician

Thank you so much for the training, blogging and online support that you have given me over the last few years. Truly you have been an inspiration and positive force for good.

 

Linda Evans / Librarian 

Loved the cross curricular approach / opportunities…. MORE / MORE / MORE PLEASE

Teacher feedback after INSET day

I really enjoyed working with you on a year 6 project about inspirational leaders. The children and I learnt so much about research skills. You've introduced me to the fantastic FOSIL group and we're using this structure going forward. Thank you!

Connie Armstrong / Teacher

The training helped me to build on what I know professionally, extending my knowledge, new ideas, practical and I can take it back to school to use tomorrow. 

School Librarian 

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