The UNESCO “Training the Trainers in Information Literacy Workshop" hosted by the Institute of Information Studies of Tallinn University and National Library of Estonia will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, from August 21-23, 2008.

The aim of this Workshop is to provide facilitators of information literacy with up-to-date knowledge and skills, and bring them together to discuss and share knowledge on current issues, theories, teaching and learning approaches and methods, as well as best practices and lessons learned in facilitating the development of information-related competencies.

The Workshop will include discussions, sharing of experiences, group work, and will be facilitated by expert presenters. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to workshop graduates who successfully complete the workshop. School and university librarians, academics, school managers and other administrators who are involved and/or in charge of facilitating the development of information-related competencies are invited to apply. A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted to the workshop mainly from the Baltic and Scandinavian countries, and Northern Europe.

Applicants must fill out the online application form on this website before the July 20th. They will be notified whether their candidacy for the workshop has been accepted or not by July 25th.  If accepted, additional, detailed guidance as to next steps and arrangements, including travel arrangements, will be provided. 

It is strongly recommended that interested participants who desire to apply to the workshop, or who have already applied and are awaiting notification as to acceptance or not, regularly check this website for the latest information. Communications of all kinds should be directed to the following address: sirvir@tlu.ee

Please refer to the following websites for more information about the workshop series:
http://portal.unesco.org/
http://www.albertkb.nl/pageID_5366125.html

 
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