Information on an Event Supported by the 2016 IASL Tokyo:

Symposium “Strategic Approach to Reading Instruction in the School Library” hosted by the Society of Library and Information Science, Meiji University

This symposium will be held with support of the 2016 IASL Tokyo Managing Committee, and discusses the significance of reading educations in school and the effects of readings on curriculum contents, in transition term of national education policy from “Yutori” (pressure-free) to academic ability conscious. Particularly under such condition what roles and efforts school libraries can take will be examined. Admission free

Date: 13:30-16:00, Saturday, October 24, 2015 (Venue opens at 13:00)

Venue: Meiji University, Izumi Library (3 min. walk from Meidai-mae Station, Keio Line/ Inogashira Line)

Presenter: Rei Iwasaki (Professor, Kyoto Notre Dame University), Yasuko Takakuwa (School Librarian, Ichikawa Municipal Dainana Junior High School), Tamao Eryu (Teacher-Librarian, Meiji University Meiji High School and Junior High School)

Coordinator: Yasunori Saito (Professor, Meiji University)