As well as these resources for for teachers, librarians and literacy professionals, we produce a range of classroom resources that are designed to be used with students.
We also run professional learning programs - see our What's on events calendar for more information.
In addition, we offer the Personal Learning Network, a self-paced online learning program for teachers and teacher librarians.
Reading and literacy
- Boys, Blokes, Books & Bytes toolkit
Designed to increase reading among teenage boys, this free toolkit contains information and resources to help teachers develop their own Boys, Blokes, Books and Bytes programs in partnership with public libraries. It complements the Boys, Blokes, Books & Bytes blog.
- Read Alert blog
Get the latest news from the world of young adult literature from this blog, produced by the Centre for Youth Literature.
History and research
This history and research skills website for secondary-school students includes a section for teachers and librarians to help them get the most out of the site for their students. There are new sections on World War I, World War II and gold, as well as new coverage of pastoral Victoria, exploration and the exploitation of land.
- education kits
Packed full of ideas for classroom activities and discussion starters, and based on our collections and exhibitions, these PDF education kits will enhance student learning in history, English and communication.
- research guides
Our research guides – which are written by specialist librarians to answer common queries – are a great starting point for older students conducting in-depth searches across a range of curriculum areas.
- Education enewsletter
Subscribe to this regular enewlstter for updates on programs, services and events for teachers and students. It is produced by the Library's education programs unit.
- audio and video
A range of Library-organised talks, lectures, forums and conferences are recorded and made available on our website. They include education-related subjects as well as an eclectic range of topics, from the environment to sport, technology, history and politics.