Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Personal Learning Network

The Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a self-paced online program for school library staff, educators, learning support personnel and curriculum leaders.

It offers online mentoring and support, relevant and practical information, great exemplars of web 2.0 in action, and hands-on experience. The program features regular web conferences, and a wealth of trusted resources for you to explore at your own pace.

Through the PLN you can:

  • engage in personalised professional development with educators across Victoria and beyond
  • build your own personal learning network through a self-paced online learning system
  • connect with hundreds of colleagues who will share resources and support your learning
  • use the web in innovative ways to enrich your teaching and learning experience.

The program is designed for those new to the world of web-based learning, as well as people keen to enhance their existing online skills and experience.

If you wish to register interest for PLN 2015, please contact us via 03 8664 7555 or 

Other short courses

Our other PLN-style short courses during 2014 include a Research toolkit course (four units) in October.

The PLN program is presented in association with the School Library Association of Victoria, and was developed with support from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

For more information phone 03 8664 7099 or email

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