History Detectives in Action

Online LIANZA Conference workshop outlining how public libraries can lead the work in supporting the inclusion of local history into the new Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum, October 2021

Mind Lab Symposium Presentation

Online presentation of Masters of Contemporary Education report at The Mind Lab, October 2021 – via Zoom

Collaboration Opportunities through and Education Lens

Presentation at the Southland Museums Workshop, May 2021 – Invercargill


Local Histories Support through Invercargill City Libraries

Presentation at the Southland Heritage Month Education Workshop, March 2020 – Invercargill


Libraries, learning, and leadership: A librarian’s perspective

Information Literacy Spaces Research Hui, 13th December 2019 – Massey University, Palmerston North

The cloak of invisibility: Mind-reading, magic & other librarian superpowers 

SLANZA: River of Knowledge Regional Conference- 27th -29th September 2019 – Cambridge High School, Cambridge

Making the invisible visible: Developing collaborative practice models through an academic transition lens – a New Zealand context

LILAC: The Information Literacy Annual Conference – 24th -26th April 2019 – University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England


Information Literacy Spaces – Teacher and librarian collaboration

New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference – 28th November 2018 – AUT Manukau, Auckland

Approaching Collaborative Practice – A librarian-teacher lens

U-Learn Conference – 12th October 2018 – Sky City, Auckland

The Beating Heart of the School? Teacher and Librarian Perspectives on the School Library

Research for Librarians by Librarians 2nd Symposium – 25th May 2018 – AUT, Auckland

Collaboration in Action

Information Literacy Spaces Hui – 5th & 6th March 2018 – Massey University, Wellington


The Intersection Between Libraries and Learning

Otago/Southland English Teachers’ Big Day Out – 1st December 2017 – John McGlashan College, Dunedin

Tertiary Transition – Bridging the Information Literacy Gap

Presentation at FYSEC 2017 Colloquium – 23rd November 2017 – Victoria University, Wellington

Information Literacy Skills for Lifelong Learning

Presentation at the Careers & Transition Education Conference – 16th November 2017 – Stadium Southland, Invercargill

A Framework for Building an Information Literate Community

Presentation at the SLANZA Conference – 17th July 2017 – Kings College, Auckland

Transition to Tertiary Learning – A Pilot Project

Joint presentation with Waimea College Information Centre Manager, Dinah Warren at SLANZA Conference – 18th July 2017 – Kings College, Auckland

Building Leadership in School Libraries – Panel Discussion

Member of a four-person panel discussing leadership paths in school libraries, chaired by Michelle Coombridge, Epsom Girls Grammar School, at the SLANZA Conference – July 17th 2017 – Kings College, Auckland

Libraries: I’m a Believer! How do I make converts?

Workshop for Librarians in the SLANZA Waikato/BOP Plenty region on library advocacy – Saturday 27th May 2017 – Otumoetai College, Tauranga


LIANZA Heart of Libraries Weekend School

Presentation for librarians on the Tertiary Prep Programme at the LIANZA Weekend School – February 13th, 2016 – Opera House, Oamaru


The Tertiary Prep Programme

Workshop Presentation at the SLANZA Conference – September 29th 2015 – St Andrews College, Christchurch


Scaffolding Research and Guided Inquiry

Lecture for secondary teacher trainees at Otago University – October 16th 2013 – University of Otago, Dunedin


Making a Lasting Connection with your School Community

Workshop Presentation at the SLANZA Conference – July 17th 2013 – Wellington Girls College, Wellington

A Day in the Life of a School Librarian

Presentation to the LIANZA Otago/Southland Library Assistant’s Day – February 18th 2013 – Invercargill Public Library, Invercargill


Reading, Research and Recreation: The three R’s of the school library

Presentation to the James Hargest College PTA – October 30th 2012 – Hargest Library, Invercargill

Curating Content with Digital Tools

SLANZA Wellington Weekend School – September 15th 2012 – Wellington Girls College, Wellington

Information Literacy, Research and Inquiry Skills

Secondary Trainee Teachers Session – June 28th 2012 – University of Otago Education Department, Southland Campus, Invercargill

Supporting Reading in Secondary Schools

Secondary English Trainee Teachers Session – June 2oth 2012 – University of Otago Education Department, Southland Campus, Invercargill

Preparing Secondary Students for Tertiary Study

LILAC Conference – April 11-13th 2012 – Glasgow, Scotland


Supporting Literacies in Libraries

Southland Literacy Teachers – Professional Development Day – November 17th 2011 – James Hargest College, Invercargill, New Zealand

Links between GATE and Libraries

GATE (Gifted & Talented Education) Symposium – September 19th 2011, Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand

Links Between GATE and Libraries

Creating Information Literacy Opportunities in Your School

SLANZA Conference – July 17-20th 2011 – Auckland, New Zealand

Collaborative Strategies – Some ideas to try!


Serving Up a Smorgasbord of Collaborative Practice

IASL (International Association of School Libraries) Conference – October 28th-30th 2010, Brisbane, Australia

Serving Up a Smorgasbord of Collaborative Practice

Joint Presentation with Donna Watt


SLANZA Conference – September 28th-30th 2009, Christchurch, New Zealand

The Otago/Southland Information Literacy Project

James Hargest College Journey

Joint Presentation with Donna Watt


How Parents Can Help With Homework

Parent Teacher Association Meeting – October 21st 2008, James Hargest College Library, Invercargill, New Zealand

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