Developing your teaching is crucial if your job includes information literacy teaching.   There are a range of formal and informal courses that can help you develop your teaching skills.  The CILIP Information Literacy Group and Information Literacy website are not endorsing any of the courses listed below; we are just letting you know what is available.


CILIP – provide a range of training courses, including those that cover information literacy and learning technologies.

InfusionS – is a training partnership based in Scotland specialising in delivering training, including information literacy courses tailored to suit the customer.

ASLIB – run a range of courses on Library and Information Management Skills

Health library training

FOLIO – The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield have developed FOLIO (Facilitated Online Learning as an Interactive Opportunity) aimed at librarians in the health profession.

School library training

SLA – The School Library Association  run a range of workshops on developing information literacy courses in the school sector.  See details of the contents of courses, dates and how to book from the SLA Regional Courses web page.

HE library training

HEA ICS – the HEA subject centre for Information & Computer Science provide support to both ICS individuals and departments to promote quality learning and teaching.

UCAS – UCAS provide a list of Information science and teaching courses being offered by UK Universities.

PGCHE / PGCAP (Postgraduate Certificates in Higher Education / Academic Practice are courses normally run by HE institutions for their staff.  They are accredited by the HEA.

IT training

Netskills – Netskills provide quality information skills and learning technology courses to a range of sectors, delivered by experienced trainers.

Independent trainers

Karen Blakeman – Karen Blakeman and RBA Information Services provide training on internet and evaluation techniques, business information and social media.

Phil Bradley – provides training and consultancy work on the internet and social media.

Geoff Dubber – provides training for schools on a range of topics, including information literacy.

Lisa Jeskins – provides training on social media and training the trainer.