Tag Archives: CALD Back

New language items added to SLQ collection

Librarian with ESL resources

Celebrate Queensland Multicultural Month in your library this August by raising awareness / highlighting the Languages Other Than English (LOTE)  collection from State Library of Queensland. According to the 2016 ABS Census nearly half the Australian population were born overseas or have at least one parent who was born overseas. Over 300 ancestries were separately identified in … Read more

Digital technologies can unite, but they can also divide

Uniting with digital technologies

The epitome of digital technologies, according to National Year of Digital Inclusion Champion Pino Migliorino, is the facilitation of inclusion, and the addressing of barriers that create exclusion. Pino shared his insight into the needs for digital literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD) at the National Year of Digital Inclusion Festival in Sydney, … Read more

Library love for Outback Queensland

This Library Lovers’ Day, the State Library’s Regional Partnerships team are celebrating the awesomeness of our friends and fellows in Western Queensland. Last week, SLQ’s Tammy Joynson and Matt Finch hit the road to deliver professional development sessions and consult on strategies, policies, plans, and schemes with a range of library staff, community members, peers, … Read more