Regional Workshop on "New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget"NILIS - University of Colombo, in collaboration with Goethe Institut - Colombo, is organizing a regional workshop on "New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget" on 21-22 November, 2016.
Objective of the workshop is to empower library professionals on planning library buildings and space more attractively, effectively and in a way that present, past and future generations of users are more satisfied. This two day workshop will help all participants to think of ways their respective libraries have to be redesigned with low cost or even without any additional budget.
Target audience is University, Public, School and special library professionals from South Asia and South East Asia.
The resource person Dr.Klaus Ulrich Werner is the Library Director at the Freie Universitaet Berlin. He is a member of the commission for Library and Archive Building Guidelines of the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) and a member of the Standing Committee of the Library Buildings and Equipment Section of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). He has published various books and articles on library buildings and equipment. He is also an international consultant in library management and services, and in particular on library buildings, reorganization and change management.
NILIS is organizing the event in collaboration with Goethe Institut (German Cultural Institute) - Colombo.
Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF)Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF) offers a transparent and coherent framework for the learner to optimize his/her objective of learning throughout life, while at the same time assessing the learning process across different educational institutions.
The SLQF integrates the National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) developed by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission and thus enabling lateral mobility between vocational education and higher education.
The current SLQF (updated in Sept. 2015) has 12 educational levels.
Fig: Levels 1-12 of the revised SLQF (Source: www.ugc.ac.lk).
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