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Recent developments and the piloting of the draft National Information Literacy Framework Scotland               

Glasgow Caledonian University, Charles Oakley Building C236

Wednesday 28th May 2008


9.30 – 10.00 - Registration and coffee/tea

10.00- 10.10 – Welcome and overview. Dr John Crawford, Director, Scottish Information Literacy Project

10.10-10.30 – Lifelong Learning Policy in Scotland:Is it making a difference?

Keynote, Professor Jim Gallacher, Co-director, Scottish Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning.

10.40-11.10 – Project overview and update. John Crawford

11.10-11.40 – Piloting the National Information Literacy Framework (Scotland) an Eduserv Funded project. Christine Irving. Project Officer

11.40-12.00 – Discussion

12.00- 13.00 – Lunch 

Presentations by partners

13.05-13.35 – Donna Luc, School Librarian, Craigholme School, Glasgow

From Buddha to Kenya via Glasgow! The transistion from Junior to Secondary

13.40-14.10 – Jenny Foreman - Information Literacy and ICT-related training Manager and Lesley Thomson - Assistant Librarian Scottish Government, Information Management Unit

“Information Literacy in the Scottish Government”

14.15-14.45 – Rosslyn Lee, School Librarian, Ardrossan Academy, Ardrossan

"Using the Library can be fun!" Example of pupils work

14.50- 15.20 – Hilda McNae - Senior Information Specialist (Academic Librarian) - University of Abertay Dundee

"Breaking Barriers: Information Literacy skills to aid the transition between secondary and higher education"

15.25-15.55 General discussion

15.55- 16.00 Close


Tea/coffee and lunch is sponsored by Talis International Ltd.