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Capacities of the lifelong learner

The State Library of Queensland aims to build and foster the capacities of the lifelong learner including:

These capacities, combined with State Library’s core values, drive the learning principles shaping State Library space and practice, creating a rich learning environment for children and young people encouraging:

Joy: freedom, fun, laughter and play. Achieved by:

Inclusion: a sense of belonging, trust and acceptance. Achieved by:

Collaboration: active partnerships, dialogue and interaction. Achieved by:

Challenge: imagination, critical thinking, creative risk taking, problem solving. Achieved by:

Immersion: time and space for practice and deep thinking. Achieved by

Agency: personal choice, initiative and investigation. Achieved by:

Self-awareness: self reflection, dimensions of self identity and evaluation. Achieved by:

Multiple literacies: opportunities for the development of multiliteracies including critical and information literacy. Achieved by:



Last updated: 23rd September 2011

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