Jackson & Head - Welsh Information Literacy Project: our first steps to an information literate nation

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Jackson & Head - Welsh Information Literacy Project: our first steps to an information literate nation

  1. 1. Welsh Information Literacy Project First steps to aninformation literate nation Cathie Jackson Joy Head
  2. 2. Gregynog Hall, University of Wales Conference Centre, Newtown
  3. 3. A “Welsh Information Literacy Framework”
  4. 4. Project steering group A project post: Information Literacy Development Officer for Wales
  5. 5. Welsh Information Literacy Project• Phase One• Phase Two
  6. 6. The Welsh Information Literacy Project aims topromote the understanding and development ofinformation literacy in education, the workplace and the wider community in Wales
  7. 7. The Welsh Information Literacy Project aims topromote the understanding and development ofinformation literacy in education, the workplace and the wider community in Wales
  8. 8. The Welsh Information Literacy Project aims topromote the understanding and development ofinformation literacy in education, the workplace and the wider community in Wales
  9. 9. 1. An overarching statement on information literacy in Wales.2. A web presence for the project.3. A report on information literacy provision in across library sectors in Wales.4. A draft information literacy framework for information literacy in Wales
  10. 10. www.library.wales.org/informationliteracy/www.llyfrgell.cymru.org/llythrenneddgwybodaeth/
  11. 11. March 2011A draft information literacy framework for information literacy in Wales that will provide notional levels of information literacy skills and competences for all levels of learners
  12. 12. Phase two• .
  13. 13. 1.Further development of the Framework2.Create accredited units of learning in information literacy at entry levels 1 and 23.Advocacy bank of materials for IL in schools/colleges4.Analysis of information literacy in employability agenda5.Digital Inclusion / First Click
  14. 14. We are keen to raise the profile of information literacy
  15. 15. What has helped the project succeed? Collaboration Linking to current frameworks for learningGathering the evidenceand selling the benefits
  16. 16. Diolch yn fawr

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