Strategic Aim 5 states:

"School libraries in Scotland are essential to closing the attainment gap in schools, support all curriculum areas, are well-supported by the school management team and operate under a successfull working model."  


Resources covering CDP and wellbeing
A range of online resources
Encouraging leadership in libraries
Create customised lessons and videos


On the CILIPS website you will find a comprehensive list of resources covering areas such as Continuing Professional Development and health & wellbeing.

School Libraries PLC

The School Libraries PLC group on Glow (an online application library for people in Scottish education) provides a range of resources covering the five strategic aims of the school library strategy. It is also an excellent source of Continuing Professional Development material.

Stepping Into Leadership - Carnegie UK

Stepping into Leadership is a course for librarians developed by Carnegie UK and CILIP.


Originally developed as part of the Carnegie Library Lab (CLL), the course encourages creativity, innovation and leadership in public libraries in the UK and Ireland.


With TED-Ed you can create customised lessons, videos and animations. As well as adding interactive questions and discussion topics you can also track the results of the lessons you share online with students.