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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