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Learning beyond the classroom

Tom Bentley talks about the importance of learning outside the classroom, with special reference to the role of libraries.

Tom is executive director, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria.

This recording is preceded by an introduction to the Big Issues in Public Libraries seminar by Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, former chief executive officer and state librarian at the State Library of Victoria.