The JCSP Library Project and the City of Dublin ETB Sports and Cultural Council are delighted to welcome poet Leon Dunne as our 'We Write What We Like!' Writer-in-Residence for the 2023-2024 school year. Leon will work with young (and not so young) creative writers across all City of Dublin ETB schools throughout the school… Continue reading Leon Dunne JCSP Libraries/City of Dublin ETB SCC Writer-in-Residence 2023-2024
The JCSP Demonstration Library Project is inviting applications for the position of JCSP School Librarian. The employer for this positions is the City of Dublin ETB and the position will be based at: Terence MacSwiney Community College, Hollyhill, Knocknaheeney, Cork Full-time Temporary Position. Commencing November 2023 Requirements and Job Description This post is open to… Continue reading We are Hiring
School Librarians x 2 The JCSP Demonstration Library Project is inviting applications for the positions of JCSP School Librarian. The employer for these positions is the City of Dublin ETB and the positions will be based at: Larkin Community College, Dublin 1 Enniscorthy Community College, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. These are temporary, full-time positions (work-share / career… Continue reading We Are Hiring!
JCSP Librarians have worked to gather lists of appropriate resources for supporting Ukrainian students. These resources reflect the need for materials to support their initial entry into the Irish education system, as well as providing on going support. These include academic and educational, cultural and wellbeing resources, and there are a wide variety of items that… Continue reading Supports for Ukrainian Students
Doreen Lundon Each December in Mount Seskin Community College it is tradition for books to be given as gifts from students to their younger siblings at home. The books are ordered by the Librarian in early November, Christmas paper and tags are bought, Sellotape stocked up on, and the library is set up for all… Continue reading The ‘Every Child Gets a Book’ Initiative
Margaret Aylward Community College The BoB Project is a family literacy programme in collaboration with the HSCL of the school, to develop a home environment conducive to reading for pleasure. Books and other reading materials are provided to families who may benefit from a focused literacy approach. Reading and child development, the benefits of reading… Continue reading THE BoB PROJECT
by Joe Kelly The links between Kevin Mc Dermott and Trinity Comprehensive School have been strong for many years now and this bond was further strengthened in the past year through an innovative trilingual, international creative writing initiative. The JCSP Library in Trinity Comprehensive School, Ballymun, Dublin The residency saw Kevin work with a group… Continue reading Echoes
Éadaoin Quinn We are thrilled to announce that Éadaoin Quinn, JCSP School Librarian in Enniscorthy Vocational College, Co. Wexford is one of just 5 school librarians from across Irish, UK and International Schools, to have made the prestigious School Library Association Honour List for School Librarian of the Year 2020/2021. Éadaoin was one of the… Continue reading JCSP Librarian in final of the School Library Association School Librarian of the Year Award 2020/2021
Welcome to the JCSP Library Project’s brand new blog, a place to share all of the wonderful teaching and learning experiences happening across our Project. What will you find here? Articles on all aspects of literacy, libraries and readingReviews of activities and events in JCSP librariesAnnouncements about new booksBook listsBook reviews from librariansBook trailersCompetitionsAnd much… Continue reading Welcome!