#infolitproDeveloping profiles for theinformation literacy professionalSheila WebberSheffield University iSchools.email@example.comCOLRIC, June 2013
Outline1. Introduction to the project2. Group activities, followed by feedback from groups3. Follow up: Individual consideration of implications for CPDActivitiesWhat are your ideas for the profile of the ILP in the FE sector?1. Use the following headings to gather ideas (or, if you don’t like the headings, suggest and use some different ones)Skills for an ILPKnowledge for an ILPAttitudes for an ILPHow an employer can support the development of an ILPHow national/sectoral professional associations can support the development of an ILPHow the ILP can support her/his own developmentResources (books, reports, blog entries, articles etc. etc.) you think might be relevant (e.g. to give someone new to FE what the job waslike)Good channels, networks etc. for developing the skills/ knowledge / attitudes (internal or external)2. Decide whether you want some individual time to jot down ideas first, or whether you want to go straight into group discussion3. Put your key ideas onto the form; pool them on flip chart paper, or if one of you has a computer and you want to do it that way - put it on aPowerPointFollow upHas this prompted any ideas about your own CPD? If so, jot things down on the CPD handout. This handout also includes a description of fourdifferent ways that librarians (in a research study) thought about CPD. They might be helpful in thinking about why you want to do CPD, what kinds ofCPD work for you, and who you turn to when you want to learn.
Anything special/different e.g. compared with academiclibrarians or school librarians?Skills for an ILPKnowledge for an ILPAttitudes for an ILPExamples of thingsthat an ILP in FE doesContinuing Professional DevelopmentHow canemployers/managerssupport thedevelopment of anILP?How can national/sectoralprofessional associations supportthe development of an ILP? (e.g.ARLG, COLRIC)How can the ILP cansupport her/his owndevelopment?Suggestions of good articles,blogs etc. about the work of anILP in FE.Suggestions of networks, events,training initiatives, discussionsetc. (online or f2f) that you founduseful or would like to see start up