(11) Conference for Librarians, (Trent College, Nottingham, 23 November 2017)



This conference aims to:

Update librarians/resource centre managers on current developments in the field and provide opportunities for discussion and the sharing of good practice.

This conference is for: Librarians and School Resource Centre Managers

Conference theme: Empowering Young Minds

9.30 – 10.00

Arrival, registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.05

Welcome and introduction

Stephen Coyne, Independent Consultant and

Claire Scothern, Head of Library Services, Trent College

10.05 – 11.05

Session 1: Electricity, Empathy and Empowerment:

opening young minds with words

Jo Cotterill, author

11:10 – 11:25


11:30 – 12:30

Session 2:  The role of the School Library in building Information Literacy

Darryl Toerien, Head of Library and Archives, Oakham School

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:25

Session 3: Self Esteem and Pupil Mental Health

Grace BarrettThe Self Esteem Team

14.30 – 14.45


14:50 – 15:45

Session 4: An Empowering Connection - using social media to end professional isolation

Caroline Roche,Chair of CILIP SLG group and Librarian at Eltham College


15.45 – 15.50

Closing Remarks

Stephen Coyne, Independent Consultant, and

Claire Scothern, Head of Library Services, Trent College


Tea and Depart