Tag Archives: Training Back

By George St George!

Regional PD took place in St George in April

18 RLQ library staff traveled from neighbouring councils to the St George Cultural Centre for a full day of professional development in April. Community outreach and developing community partnerships were the focus, and the training encouraged participants to spend time exploring the five key questions outlined in the We Love Community Outreach Model of Engagement … Read more

Get fancy with professional development in Bundaberg

Bundaberg professional dveelopment

On Friday 3 March, State Library of Queensland’s Deb Miles and Matt Finch will be visiting Bundaberg’s Fairymead House to deliver a day of library learning about communication, community engagement, obtaining funding, and developing creative programs. Exploring good practice and great ideas for public libraries and their friends, Deb and Matt will be sharing strategies, challenging … Read more

Instant Professional Development – Moreton Bay Style

Presenterless workshops

It’s not always possible to travel to a training session, or buy a trainer in from elsewhere. So how can libraries challenge and develop their own staff without breaking the bank? Matt has been developing Presenterless Workshops for some time now, working with Queensland Heritage Leaders, digital inclusion stakeholders, and visitors to the Brisbane Writers … 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