Teacher Librarians

Eligible for professional (Associate) membership – AALIA

You must currently hold formal teaching qualifications to be eligible to enrol in any ALIA-accredited teacher librarian (post-graduate) qualifications. These courses meet The Library and Information Sector:  Core Knowledge, Skills and Attributes and the Foundation Knowledge, Skills and Attributes relevant to Information Professionals working in Archives, Libraries and Records Management and also the Teacher Librarian Policy statements which have been developed by educators, practitioners and employers and are the basis for accreditation of library and information courses.  Graduates will be able to become ALIA Associate Members.

The course information below has been provided by the relevant institution.

Institution Course details

Charles Sturt University

School of Information Studies Office
phone: +61 2 6933 2853
email: SIS-Office@csu.edu.au
general enquiries: ask@csu.edu.au


Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship) 

The Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship) is designed to inspire a culture of learning and information literacy and graduate dynamic teacher librarians and provides a nationally recognised qualification for teachers who wish to become qualified teacher librarians. Conveniently delivered online, this degree positions you as an education and information specialist who can develop and promote literacy and empower students with the skills they need for 21st century learning. CSU’s School of Information Studies (SIS) is one of the world’s leading providers of education for the information industries and has been educating and researching in the Information and Library Studies field for more than 40 years.

Institution Course details

Queensland University of Technology
(Faculty of Education, Kelvin Grove)

Dr Mandy Lupton
Senior Lecturer
Study area coordinator
phone: +61 7 3138 3283
email: mandy.lupton@qut.edu.au


Master of Education (Teacher-Librarianship)

This online course develops expert skills and knowledge in contemporary teacher librarianship, including inquiry and connected learning curriculum approaches, professional learning networks, promotion of reading and multimodal texts, learning space design, library management and professional leadership. You will use new technologies to curate, communicate, collaborate and create information in order to practice as highly accomplished, innovative and networked school leaders.