Using Fiction to Support British Values
Free annual seminar for secondary schools subscribing to the School Library Service
Half day course for
Secondary school LRC managers and librarians, Line managers with library responsibility
International are internationally recognised for their work in promoting human
rights around the world. Closer to home, they have teamed up with CILIP
(Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals) to support the
Carnegie and Greenaway medals through their Amnesty CILIP Honour which is
awarded to an author and illustrator from each shortlist. These Honours
are separate to the main award but are given to books that most distinctively
illuminates, communicates, or celebrates our personal rights and freedoms.
Seabrook is the Human Rights Education Manager for Amnesty and tours the
country giving lectures and delivering workshops on how libraries and schools
can promote the human rights agenda. She will be talking about how
libraries and librarians can help deliver this message through the use of
fiction in particular and bringing along examples of titles that you can use in
school. She will also be getting delegates to consider the message of
human rights and how schools can work to promote tolerance within school.
will gain a better understanding of human rights and how it affects people.
will gain an awareness of how fiction can be used to promote tolerance and
will consider ways in which fiction and poetry can be used in school to
promote British values
Other Booking Information
This course is only open to secondary schools subscribing to the School Library Service. It is free of charge to subscribing schools.