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Why not sign up for free library-branded online driver education program?

Students using PCS at the library

State Library of Queensland (State Library) has signed up for a free online library-branded driver education program and your library or Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) can too. Aussie-Driver.com  is an education resource used by over 100 public and academic libraries in Australia (18 in Queensland). The website includes unlimited online access to the Driver’s Handbooks … Read more

Educational technology: education outreach programs (Part 3)

Emily delivering coding session at a school

In this three part blog series ‘Educational Technology’, Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion, Emily de la Pena answers her question, ‘If I had $2000 to spend on educational technology, what would I buy to get the most out of it?’ Emily has been visiting regional libraries around Queensland delivering coding and robotics training to library … Read more

Educational technology: explore the landscape (Part 1)

Educational technology

In this three part blog series ‘Educational Technology’, Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion, Emily de la Pena answers her question, ‘If I had $2000 to spend on educational technology, what would I buy to get the most out of it?’ Emily has been visiting regional libraries around Queensland delivering coding and robotics training to library … Read more

State Library of Queensland wiki PD

Wiki PD

The Edge, State Library of Queensland (State Library) has spent the past four years developing a platform for the documentation and distribution of programming materials. This platform has been developed to reflect State Library’s commitment to sharing intellectual property developed with public resources, and will be publicly available on 18 June  as the SLQ wiki. … Read more

iPad Art Workshops at Burdekin Library

Drawing and Painting on iPads for Beginners

Burdekin residents young and old got to discover and explore new ways to use their iPads for art-making, photography and teaching over four free workshops at Burdekin Library. Cathy Hunt from Brisbane’s iPad Art Room visited the Burdekin to conduct the amazing free workshops for Burdekin residents. Local educators attended a professional development workshop on … Read more

Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more