Monthly Archives: May 2015

New guidance on community managed libraries and statutory provision

In consultation with local authorities in Wales, the Welsh Government has drawn up guidance on what requirements community managed libraries must meet in order to be considered as part of a local authority’s statutory service, and also whether they can … Continue reading

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Conference nuggets from Wales

The theme of the 2015 CILIP Cymru Wales conference was ‘Ready for business’ and there definitely seemed to be a positive and energetic vibe during the two days of the conference. The programme on both days was very full and … Continue reading

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The library career and qualifications path

Library staff in Wales have opportunities to improve their skills and qualifications through the bursaries and training available under the Libraries Inspire strategic programme for 2015-16. Full information can be found in the document ‘Library workforce development grant information’ on … Continue reading

Posted in Careers, CILIP, CyMAL, Libraries, Libraries Inspire, Training, Wales, Workforce development | 2 Comments