The CILIP Academic & Research Libraries Group runs an event on 20 May 2016 at Plymouth Central Library, Plymouth, UK: Skills for Success "A day for sharing and discussing creative approaches to supporting skills for success in FE and HE: lifelong learning, academic and employability skills, information skills, digital literacies and more." The day starts with the ARLG SW annual general meeting, and the seminar programme starts at 11.30. Short presentations include: Ludo Sebire, UWE: 'Developing Academic Literacy for all at UWE'; Jolanta Peters, Somerset College: 'Raising literacy standards through library initiatives at Somerset College'; Jane Tomlinson, Petroc - 'Scheduled Online Learning Assessment (SOLA) lessons to support the development of digital literacies skills both for learners and staff'; Rachel Browning & Rosie Enys, Falmouth University: 'Facilitating Liminality: entering a new pedagogical space'. In the afternoon there is a talk from Steve Wheeler.
Cost: £25 +VAT for CILIP or ARLG members, £30 +VAT for non-members. Full details and a booking form are available at http://www.cilip.org.uk/academic-research-libraries-group/events/skills-success Photo by Sheila Webber: new beech leaves in the breeze, April 2016