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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

LAS: PDS update cum sharing session

LAS: PDS update cum sharing session

Today I attended the sharing session and get an update on PDS.

According to the email from the secretariat:

"The LAS Professional Development Scheme (PDS) is an award that recognizes the achievements of librarians in their professional training and development effort. The award of “Practicing Professional (PP)” is given to librarians who attain a prescribed level of training and professional development activities."

"Response has been encouraging. 45 members have been granted the award of PP with a validity period, Jan 2009 to Dec 2010. Another 30 members have been granted provisional approval for the award of PP."

Date: Wed 12 Aug 2009
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: Possibility Room, National Library Building

3.00 pm Registration
3.30 pm Tea reception at the Courtyard
4.30 pm PDS Update
5.15 pm Presentation of letters to successful PDS applicants
5.30 pm Sharing on the PDS by successful applicants
5.45 pm Q&A
6.00 pm Group photograph

Professional Development Scheme (PDS) Points

Eligible for PDS Points: This activity attracts 46 points under the Industry Knowledge Development (ID) category." Participate in library related talks, forums, discussion sessions and business meetings (e.g. AGM, Council & Committee meetings) organized by LAS or other libraries (provided they are open to LAS members or other librarians)

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