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Great School Libraries Campaign Blog Post Newsroom

Great School Libraries Campaign Blog Post

Sally Dring writes about the role of the school librarian on the Great School Libraries blog.

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TES Independent School Awards 2020 Shortlist Newsroom

TES Independent School Awards 2020 Shortlist

Oakham School has been shortlisted for Strategic Educational Initiative of the Year Award in the Times Educational Supplement Independent School Awards 2020 for its work in setting up The FOSIL Group.

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SLA Blog Post: UK Parliament Week Newsroom

SLA Blog Post: UK Parliament Week

Alison Tarrant mentions The FOSIL Group website in her School Library Association blog article for UK Parliament week.

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NLPN Interview with Elizabeth Hutchinson Newsroom

NLPN Interview with Elizabeth Hutchinson

Elizabeth Hutchinson talks about FOSIL and The FOSIL Group in her interview for the New Library Professionals Network blog.

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Wonders in Adventureland Review Newsroom

Wonders in Adventureland Review

  John Iona has reviewed The FOSIL Group website on his blog, Wonders in Adventureland. This review was also published in The School Librarian, the journal of the School Library Association.

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From the Classroom Blog Post Newsroom

From the Classroom Blog Post

Joseph Sanders, and Jenny Toerien have written a blog post on Oakham School’s Teaching and Learning Community Blog to reflect on a year-long collaboration between Politics and the Library.

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The School Librarian Article Newsroom

The School Librarian Article

Darryl has written an article for The School Librarian, the journal of the School Library Association. Enabling Students to Learn by Finding Out for Themselves: Our Journey from FOSIL to the FOSIL Group

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HMC Blog Post Newsroom

HMC Blog Post

Nigel Lashbrook, Headmaster of Oakham School, has written a blog post for HMC (Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference). Inquiry Learning isn’t a ‘bolt on’ At a time when exams are already underway (for IB Diploma students) or looming for others, it’s

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Information Literacy Group Blog Post Newsroom

Information Literacy Group Blog Post

Darryl has written a blog post for the Information Literacy Group. The principal lesson that school teaches is the need to be taught. Discuss. Interviews 16/05/2019 Darryl Toerien is Head of Library at Oakham School in Rutland. He serves on

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LILAC 2019: The Information Literacy Conference for Librarians Newsroom

LILAC 2019: The Information Literacy Conference for Librarians

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Head of Learning and Development at Guernsey Schools’ Library Service, has posted an excellent and detailed summary of her visit to the LILAC Conference on her blog.

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Information Literacy Award 2019 winners announced Newsroom

Information Literacy Award 2019 winners announced

Darryl was placed third in the Information Literacy Award and was commended for raising the profile of schools and their contribution to the development of information literacy skills.

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SLA – Announcing the launch of the FOSIL Group Newsroom

SLA – Announcing the launch of the FOSIL Group

The School Library Association announced the launch of the FOSIL Group on their blog.

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CILIP SLG – Announcing the launch of the FOSIL Group Newsroom

CILIP SLG – Announcing the launch of the FOSIL Group

CILIP SLG announced the launch of the FOSIL Group on their blog, Talking Books.

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School Librarians supporting inquiry-based learning in schools through FOSIL Newsroom

School Librarians supporting inquiry-based learning in schools through FOSIL

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Head of Guernsey Schools’ Library Service, has written a blog post signalling the next stage in their journey with FOSIL.

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Learning to predict the future by inventing it – TeenTech Awards Newsroom

Learning to predict the future by inventing it – TeenTech Awards

Darryl Toerien, Head of Library at Oakham School, has written a blog post on Talking Books, the online, informal meeting place for CILIP SLG members, about the TeenTech Awards and his experiences running a TeenTech as an activity.

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Information Literacy Award 2019 – nominations announced! Newsroom

Information Literacy Award 2019 – nominations announced!

Information Literacy Award 2019 – nominations announced! Darryl Toerien, Head of Library at Oakham School, has been shortlisted for the Information Literacy Award 2019. Established in 2008, the Information Literacy Award recognises an outstanding UK-based practitioner or researcher.

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