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Fun with STEM tech and library core functions at Diamantina Shire Council

Diamantina Shire Council is hosting a three-day professional development (PD) event at Birdsville Library from Tuesday 20 November to Thursday 22 November 2018. During this three-day PD, attendees will explore the fundamentals of day-to-day management of a library branch within the Regional Libraries Queensland (RLQ) network including library collections, circulation, the Aurora library management system … 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

Are you running a STEM club in your library?

Boy playing with robotics

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is undertaking a project on behalf of the Queensland Museum and Inspiring Australia to establish an evaluation framework for Queensland STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) clubs.  USQ are working to collect information about STEM clubs across the state to inform the project, and we’d like to hear about … Read more

Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more