Information & Communication Technology INSET for Librarians in the ESF:

Introduction and Background

  • Review 1998-1999 highlighted teaching-staff ICT training support
  • Schools SMT / ICT Co-ords / Academic Committee / FMT / INSET Co-ords / Chairs Curr.Grps / (whole staff)
  • ALESS request to be included in an ICT training scheme (Summer 1999)
  • Adoption of UK TTA Scheme (clear outcomes for librarians )
  • Link with The Library Association and Canterbury Christ Church College
  • August 1999: Chris Smith met with Library Association
  • ALESS 27Oct99: supported proposal and requested the programme was compulsory for all full time library staff and compulsory for part-time staff i/c libraries. (others may opt in)
  • ALESS 27Oct99: supported the involvement of non-ESF schools on a shared costs basis.
  • 1999-2000 : ALESS/Chris Smith negotiating INSET programme
  • Dec 1999: proposals and budget presented to non-teaching staff INSET Planning Committee