This is a reminder about the fantastic study opportunity with the Open Polytechnic that SLANZA can offer you.
As you know, SLANZA is strongly committed to raising the professional standing of School Library staff through ongoing PD and professional qualification opportunities. Last year, a fee free offer was arranged between our two organisations for current SLANZA members studying theCertificate in Literature and Library Services for Children and Young People.
Enrolments are now open for the next course available with the fee free offer - 72276: Literature and Information Resources for Children and Young People. This is a Trimester 3 course which begins on 30th October, 2017. Enrolments close on the 22 October.
Furthermore, a waiver of the four prerequisite courses can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
SLANZA is very grateful to Open Polytechnic for their willingness to make this opportunity possible, and their commitment to ongoing collaboration.
Note that the OPNZ $60 annual administration fee cannot be waived. It is also important to note that SLANZA members who wish to take up this offer must have either completed the Diploma in Information & Library Studies (Level 5) with OPNZ already, or alternatively, have completed the four prerequisite courses that apply to this certificate. Information on these prerequisites can be found under the ‘entry requirements’ tab of the certificate on the Open Polytechnic website.
How to take up this offer1. Your SLANZA membership subscription must be paid in full. If you are not sure of your membership status, please contact yourregional representative on the National Executive
2. Check that you meet the OPNZ’s prerequisite requirements for the certificate
3. Enrol online via the OPNZ website here.
4. At the payment section, use contract code 0663 to receive the fee-free offer. OPNZ will verify SLANZA membership before approving course entry.
We strongly encourage our members to take advantage of this offer now.
For further information, please contact Jan Irvine:Email: Jan.Irvine@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Phone: 0508 650200, extension 5594