More than 40 students and staff members from Trinity Grammar School in Sydney have shared the books that mean the most to them in individual videos to support the Copyright Agency’s ‘This Book Changed My Life’ social media campaign.
According to the Australian Research Council and Macquarie University’s report Reading the reader, how we read has changed dramatically as a result of the introduction of technology. With so many digital alternatives on the market, the consumption of the traditional paperback has seen a significant reduction.
Trinity Grammar School’s Arthur Holt Library has adopted a special way for boys and their parents to bond within the framework of literacy. By featuring books at breakfast, boys and their parents are given the chance to celebrate text by meeting authors, discussing books and enjoying breakfast all before the working day begins.
With Literacy and Numeracy Week just around the corner (4 to 10 September 2017) we look at Trinity Grammar School’s Arthur Holt Library and how it inspires lifelong learning and a love of reading. Delivering collections and innovative programmes that celebrate text, promote literacy, and support teaching and learning, the cutting-edge Library has a three-pronged approach to enriching the student experience.
Trinity Grammar School’s Arthur Holt Library has found a unique way to engage the school community and give them the opportunity to meet authors, discuss books and enjoy breakfast all before the working day begins.
Better spaces make better places for learning and so Trinity Grammar School is committed to providing dynamic teaching and learning spaces that allow students to learn and perform at their best.
Consciously or not, a space sets the stage for how we work, study and play. Make Space authors Scott Doorley and Scott Witthoft, both of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, suggest space is the ‘body language’ of an organisation and, when designed with intent, can contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration.