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Siganto Digital Learning Workshops

Group photo of workshop participants

Since the beginning of 2019 three Siganto Digital Learning Workshop series have been delivered at State Library, two with Multicultural Development Australia (MDA) and one with Southbank TAFE’s English Language Migrant Education program. The Workshops, generously funded by the Siganto Foundation, engage with recently arrived migrant communities and focus on ICT self-sufficiency. Each series comprises … Read more

Get Online Week 2018: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities becoming Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC) is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internet to using social media. The Deadly Digital Communities … Read more

Digital stories teach global themes

Story of Selvammal by Alexandra Toohey and Tahlia Lymbery.

Cultural diversity. Poverty. Pollution. Bullying. Violence. If you are studying or teaching any of these global themes, digital stories created by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) pre-service teachers provide excellent stimulus material. Developed in collaboration with State Library of Queensland (SLQ) as part of The Global Teacher subject, the digital stories have been released under … Read more

Dads Read

Fathers Day picnic

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day, and with 2012 being the National Year of Reading there’s no better time than now to ask the question – Dads – are you reading with your children? Research shows that dads reading with their children is critical in helping them become good readers – reading together for just … Read more