About

About SLASA

The School Library Association of South Australia (SLASA) represents and supports the interests of school library personnel across all education sectors in South Australia through advocacy, professional development and communication.

History of SLASA

50 years SLASA 2021

SLASA is 50!

SLASA has represented and supported the interests of school library personnel across all education sectors in SA through advocacy, professional development and communication for 50 years.

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Patron

Phil Cummings

Advocacy

  • to advocate the critical role of school libraries and teacher librarians in reading, teaching and learning in South Australia
  • to improve the professional standing, working conditions and qualifications for all staff involved with school libraries

Professional Development

To promote and strengthen the professional standing, working conditions and qualifications of teacher librarians via:

  • the organisation of conferences, seminars and other PD activities
  • providing a forum for professional discussion and growth
  • liaison with tertiary institutions and the encouragement of research in the field of teacher librarianship

Communication

  • to make public comment on matters relating to school libraries/resource centres and resources
  • to publish material that promotes the development of school library and information services and teacher librarianship
  • to promote cooperation between, and undertake liaison with, other institutions and bodies with similar aims and interests

Contact Information

SLASA - School Library Association of South Australia
Postal address:PO Box 3203,  Norwood  SA  5067
Phone:
      Freecall:
08 8332 2845 (Option 4)
1800 248 379 (Option 4)
Email: slasa@slasa.asn.au
Website: www.slasa.asn.au
Facebook   Facebook:SA School Libraries
Twitter   Twitter:@SLASA_SA
ABN: 64 533 542 210