Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
School Libraries and Learning Resources
Academic Year
Distance Learning
External Examiners
  • Ms Jacqueline P Urwin (College Librarian - Durham University)
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 0 Hours   Resource Guide  20-25 items including 12 annotated items  100%

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module students should be able to:

  • Explain the context in which school libraries operate;
  • Explain the role performed by the School Library Resource Centre to meet the information and learning needs of the the school community;
  • Analyse the impact that the School Library Resource Centre might have on student learning and their academic acheivement;
  • Explain the impact of ICT on the School Library Resource Centre:
  • Discuss the resourcing and management implications for the School Library and Resource Centre of providing curriculum support within a school.

Brief description

Trends in primary and secondary education.

School libraries and the curriculum.

The nature and management of school libraries and resource centres.

Co-operation and networks in the education field.


This module is at CQFW Level 6