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Alberta Education – Learning Commons/School Libraries

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Learning Commons Policy (2014):

To support students in attaining the goals and standards as stated in the Ministerial Order on Student Learning, school authorities must ensure that students have access to a learning commons. A learning commons is an inclusive, flexible, learner-centred, physical and/or virtual space for collaboration, inquiry, and imagination and play to expand and deepen learning.

Guidelines:  Learning Commons Guidelines 

Source: education.alberta.ca

Wonderful to have the Alberta School Learning Commons Policy released!  It has been a long process and we are thankful that it is now policy.  See the policy statement and link to the Guidelines.  This is presented on page 21 and 69 of Alberta Education’s 2014/2015 Guide to Education.   


Author: ephansen

I am passionate about library learning commons and the intersection of information seeking, co-creation and sharing of knowledge. Trans-literacy, inquiry and digital citizenship are also areas of exploration. Emphasis is K-12, but this is important for learners of all ages...

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