Making Enrichment Work by Stephen & Hannah


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Enrichment activities organised by the library and learning resources centres of Westminster Kingsway and Guildford Colleges.

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Making Enrichment Work by Stephen & Hannah

  1. 1. At Westminster Kingsway and Guildford Colleges<br />Making enrichment work<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />
  2. 2. Westminster Kingsway<br />One of London’s largest colleges<br />LCs at Kings Cross, Victoria, Soho<br />Learner Experience Team<br />Guildford College<br />Largest College in Surrey<br />LRCs at Guildford, Merrist Wood & Farnham<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Our learning centres<br />
  3. 3. OED definition: <br />1) improve the quality or value<br />2) make wealthy or wealthier<br />Literature review :<br />Hornby, S. & Glass, B. (eds) (2008) Reader development in practice: bringing literature to readers London: Facet<br />Hartley, J. (2002) The reading groups book Oxford: Oxford University Press<br />CILIP Practical Guides – Reader development & Reading Groups <br />CoFHE Bulletin #118 Spring – Display ideas ( <br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Enrichment<br />
  4. 4. ESOL book club<br />Reading together<br />Word searches<br />Book reviews<br />Six book challenge<br />Benefits<br />Lesson plans!<br />Weekly<br />ESOL writing competitions<br />Develop themes with curriculum staff<br />Prizes with cash value!<br />Prize giving at party<br />Publicity throughout college<br />Benefits<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Enrichment at Westminster Kingsway<br />
  5. 5. ESOL computer club<br />Low computer skills<br />Allow for progression/lesson plans<br />Vocabulary<br />Basic evaluation of information<br />Lesson plans!<br />Weekly<br />ESOL conversation clubs<br />Tour guides<br />Public library links<br />Jeremy Kyle!<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Enrichment at Westminster Kingsway<br />
  6. 6. Mel Gibson<br />Graphic novel expert<br />Benefits <br />Catherine Johnson<br />Author<br />Creative writing workshop<br />Benefits<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Author visits<br />
  7. 7. Links to book clubs and lessons<br />Food and drink!<br />Organisational challenge!<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Film nights<br />
  8. 8. LGBT week<br />Technology/e-book roadshows<br />Volunteering<br />Skills champions<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Roadshows and displays<br />
  9. 9. Book swap<br />Book hunt<br />Students’ recommended reads<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />World Book Day <br />
  10. 10. Communication<br />Working at relationships with curriculum staff<br />Identifying the most library friendly curriculum staff!<br />Indentifying enthusiastic students!<br />Marketing, marketing, marketing!<br />Publicity throughout college<br />Class visits<br />Liaison with other colleagues<br />Web2.0?<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />What makes it work?<br />
  11. 11. Liaison with Student Services <br />Initiating a relationship<br />Meetings<br />Planning <br />Key Themes <br />Freebies/ Flyers<br />Safe Sex Drop-ins<br />Support for World Book Day <br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Enrichment at Guildford College<br />
  12. 12. Banned Books (Diversity Week)<br />Making the LRC sexy and exciting!<br />National Poetry Day <br />Velcro Poetry<br />Interactive<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Displays<br />
  13. 13. You have heard to extreme sports, You might of heard to extreme ironing... Well this an Extreme Reading Photography Competition. <br />Photos are now being used to promote the service.<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Extreme Reading Competition <br />
  14. 14. Displays, Quizzes, Competitions, Freebies, Recommended reads, Themes, Book wall<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />World Book Day<br />
  15. 15. Marketing tools<br />Posters/ Postcards<br />Staff notices/ Staff bulletin<br />Digital Photo frame<br />Bluetooth<br />Twitter<br />The VLE<br />College Facebook pages<br />Student Services Publications<br />Marketing Guidelines <br />Which tools to use and when?<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Marketing & Guidelines<br />
  16. 16. Participation<br />Informal feedback<br />Borrowing & quiz statistics<br />Comments Books<br />Focus groups<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Measuring Impact<br />
  17. 17. Stephen Wickens<br /><br />@stephenwickens<br />Hannah Bennett<br /><br />@HannahRBennett<br />Stephen Wickens & Hannah Bennett<br />Contact us @<br />