100 things your kids miss out on without a school librarian
The benefits of having a funded and staffed school library have been proven across the world, with school libraries having a positive impact upon attitude, well-being, academic outcomes and improved literacy.
Just a few of these studies are available below; some full reports, summaries and infographics.
Showing the impact you have is important to ensure the best funding and training opportunities. Everyone in a school (and really an organisation) needs to show they are contributing to the overall aims and school libraries are no different. The things you want to show will vary depending on your context, but can include things like book loans, participation in clubs and activities or feedback from pupils and staff.
Easy ways to demonstrate impact:
Things to do: