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68th IFLA General Conference and Council

Libraries for Life: Democracy, Diversity, Delivery

August 18th - 24th 2002, Glasgow, Scotland



 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Half day workshop Thursday, 22 August 2002

Time: 9:00 14:00

Location: Court Senate Suite, Collins Building, University of Strathclyde, Richmond Street, Glasgow. (About 4 blocks from Queen Street Station, 5 blocks from the Underground and 11-12 blocks from Central Station)

PLEASE NOTE:
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, WE MUST ASK THAT YOU REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THE WORKSHOP. SIGN-UP SHEETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SECTION'S STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING ON SATURDAY, 17 AUGUST AND AT THE BULLETIN BOARD IN THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AREA AT SECC. PLEASE SIGN-UP FOR THE WORKSHOP NO LATER THAN NOON ON WEDNESDAY, 21 AUGUST.

REGISTRATION WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 WHO SIGN

Driving Change in the Profession

09:00

    Welcome and introduction by the Chair of the Section, Professor Susan Lazinger, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Professor Forbes Gibb, University of Strathclyde

09:15

    Change in the UK:

    Short presentations chaired by Professor Judith Elkin

09:20

    The Quality Assurance Framework

    The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and subject review:- (will be supported by explanatory summaries)

  1. The viewpoint of the assessor:
    Dr Judy Broady-Preston, University of Wales
  2. The viewpoint of the assessed:
    Janet Harrison, Loughborough University

09:50

    Discussion

10:00

    Benchmarking:(will be supported by explanatory summaries

    Marion Huckle, CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)

10:30

    Coffee (Committee Room 1)

11:00

    The Research Assessment Exercise 2001 (will be supported by explanatory summaries)

    Professor Judith Elkin, University of Central England and chair of RAE Assessment Panel for Library and Information Management - Chaired by Linda Ashcroft, Reader of Information Management, Liverpool John Moores University

11:15

    Panel: Is UK RAE a valuable model for LIS in other countries?

    • Professor Niels Ole Pors: Denmark
    • Dr Ken Haycock: Canada
    • Professor Joyce Kirk: Australia
    • Ms Rosemary Gitachu: Kenya
    • Dr Filiberto Felipe Martinez-Arellano: Mexico

12:00

    Professional Associations: Professor Peter Enser, University of Brighton

    The future of LIS education in the UK and issues emerging from the merger of the Library Association (LA) and Institute of Information Scientists (IIS) to form CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)

12:30

    Open discussion

13:00

    Lunch and informal opportunity to meet educators from around the world (Collins Gallery, Richmond Street)

14:00

    Departure on your own to SECC to catch the buses to Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Festival activities. The fasted way to the SECC may be by train from the Central Station.

   

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