“School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter ‘survival mode'”

15 09 2019

By Rebecca Carmody, ABC News

“Researchers have reported an “alarming” loss in the number of qualified teacher librarians in schools, warning student literacy will continue to suffer if the trend is not reversed.

Key points:
There are concerns the number of teacher librarians has fallen to a critical low
Experts say they are vital to school literacy outcomes and should be mandatory
Education officials say library staffing in government schools is up to principals”

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