Looking at Libraries: Biblo Toyen, Norway

Scandinavia is home to several amazing libraries that not only look extremely impressive but provide a central hub for the local communities. Many Scandinavian libraries go beyond the traditional book depository; they encourage reading, socialising, digital engagement, creativity and learning through excellent library design and management. The Biblo Toyen is one fantastic example… Located in…

How do you get the school library you want?

How do you get the school library you want?

School libraries are invaluable to the progress of pupils at every stage of their education, but funding continues to be one of the greatest challenges to providing a good resource for children. Teachers, at every level, are battling in a digital age to encourage youngsters to read for pleasure and understand the benefits of using…

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

It’s nearly that time of year again when school’s out and parents are frantically searching for ways to get the littlies away from screens without having to beseech the bank manager for a loan to fund it! Don’t overlook the local library for a solution that will take children on adventures beyond their wildest dreams…

APUC appointment

D-Tech International takes top spot for laptop loans in purchasing consortium

We are delighted to have been appointed as the only laptop self-service supplier on the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) purchasing framework agreement. Although the consortium was established in 2007 as the procurement centre of expertise for Scotland’s universities and colleges, responsible for establishing collaborative purchasing frameworks for the higher and further education institutions…

Invest in your library to encourage reluctant readers

Investing in the School Library

If you are a stakeholder in a school library, you don’t need us to tell you that it is becoming more challenging to encourage young people to read, particularly for pleasure. The ongoing Millenium Cohort Study by University College London (UCL), is following the lives of around 19,000 young people born in the UK, and…