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Bringing back the library charm
November 11, 2017

Keeping pace with the times and the new ways in which people access content, a first-of-its-kind Library Educator’s Course was recently held to help librarians and practitioners to imagine the library as an open and vibrant space for children Most people growing up have had some sort of association with the library. There are some […]

Advancing development of library practitioners
November 10, 2017

NT KURIOCITY The ‘Parag’ initiative of Tata Trusts and Goa-based Bookworm Trust recently announced the successful conclusion of a first-of-its-kind Library Educator’s Course (LEC) for professional development of library practitioners. The event was presided over by Minister for Art and Culture Govind Gawde. A professional development course, the LEC has been developed by Tata Trusts, […]

Play and Performance have been significant parts of the Library Educator’s Course.  The graduating batch of LEC 2017, English under the direction of Alia Sinha put up a closing performance of the LEC Course for the closing ceremony.  The remarkable aspect of this performance is that it was co constructed and imagined by each and […]

For the joy of reading
October 21, 2017

Press feature: The Goa, 20th October 2017 In an attempt to underline the importance of good reading in the formative years, Tata Trusts in collaboration with Bookworm Trust (Goa) recently conducted a Library Educator’s Course in the state which witnessed the participation of 34 people from 11 different states. Amrita Patwardhan of Tata Trusts share […]

Library Educator’s Course concludes
October 18, 2017

Participants at the concluding ceremony of the inaugural Library Educator’s course. PANJIM: The ‘ Parag’ initiative of Tata Trusts and Goa based Bookworm Trust announced the successful conclusion of a first- of- its- kind Library Educator’s Course ( LEC) for professional development of library practitioners. The event was presided over by Govind Gaude, Minister for […]

In and Out of the Library System
April 30, 2017

I have been on the margins of the Government system for all of my life – both personal and professional until the last decade. It is a comfortable, easy place to stand and watch and intersect when and if necessary, driven always by my own needs. My Professional intersections have begun to grow more robust […]

Library Educator’s Course Experience
April 23, 2017

When I was first asked if I wanted to do the Library Educator’s Course, I felt excited at the opportunity to learn more about library work. I was also a bit apprehensive about managing my work and the course simultaneously. But Sujata, my director, put all my fears to rest when she told me that […]

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