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Partnerships with education sector to uplift information literacy in Singapore schools - Sara Pek

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Partnerships with education sector to uplift information literacy in Singapore schools - Sara Pek

  1. 1. Partnerships with education sector to uplift information literacy in Singapore schools Sara Pek Project Manager Information Literacy & Outreach Department
  2. 2. National Info Literacy survey 2010 Main Findings  Overall Info Literacy competency stood at 38.7% for secondary school students  Students adept in project task and knowing where to seek information  Lacking in abilities to: o Cite sources (responsible use) o Compare and critically assess information Information Literacy skills needed for students
  3. 3. Engaging our teachers and students Physical Digital ENGAGEMENT Students Teachers AUDIENCE Multiplier effectsMultiplier effects
  4. 4. Integrating IL into school curriculum Teacher Guides supporting information literacy teaching in secondary geography and history syllabus and A level Project Work
  5. 5. Primary social studies textbooks Integrating IL into school curriculum
  6. 6. Integrating IL into school curriculum Conducting workshops to equip teachers with strong foundation in IL skills such as finding, evaluating, interpreting and using information effectively
  7. 7. Resources for Teachers
  8. 8. o Parents’ Handbooks o Cheat sheets Resources for Teachers & Students o eLearning
  9. 9. Resources for Teachers & Students o Article in student newspapers o Comic Strips o Infographics
  10. 10. The SURE LOK HOM video series • Interactive learning • Topics include research process and evaluation criteria Resources for Teachers & Students
  11. 11. S.U.R.E. Club A fun-filled info-literacy enrichment programme for secondary students through school library club Students Workshop Learning trips to Mint Museum of Toys & Google Inc Resource Pack Student Engagement
  12. 12. Library Advocacy Book Display Competition Students’ winning works on display and shared at the 2013 IFLA Satellite Meeting Student Engagement Rollins Declassified Boxed In Information Literacy and You
  13. 13. Student Engagement Promote information literacy by ensuring that students are well prepared to collaborate and discerning about the information available on the internet while they are doing research online Advanced Information Literacy Workshop
  14. 14. S.U.R.E. Advocates
  15. 15. S.U.R.E. Advocates
  16. 16. S.U.R.E. Advocates Local authors shared writing tips and the importance of information literacy skills and critical thinking Creative Writing Workshops
  17. 17. S.U.R.E. Advocates Comic Book Launch Mr Kiasu, one of Singapore's most iconic comic characters, makes a comeback after more than a decade. The special edition of Mr Kiasu book, entitled “Everything Also Want To Be S.U.R.E.” was commissioned as part of S.U.R.E. campaign to spread positive messages of information literacy to young readers.

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