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This course takes the individual through the LIANZA Code of Practice and other governing documents, outlining why we have them, and the key points you need to know.   Covering everything from their structure, to specific detail in each policy document this course is designed for anyone active in LIANZA whether at the SIG / Region or at the National level.

Modules and forums to support our Kōtuku cohort through their leadership journey.

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:


  •      Understand social media fundamentals
  •           Discuss the benefits of social media for libraries
  •           Operate basic social media etiquette
  •           Understand the principles of creating great content
  •           Implement basic content curation
  •           Apply best practices to managing multiple channels
  •           Create and follow a social media strategy
  •           Create a content calendar

This course provides a brief overview of current Health and Safety legislation, specific information around how LIANZA meets its Health and Safety obligations, and also information about your rights and responsibilities under the Health and Safety Act.

Specific topics covered by this course include:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 2016
  • Hazard Identification
  • Accident Procedures
  • Your responsibilities as a Health and Safety Representative
  • What to do in an emergency
  • When you use your vehicle at work
  • Working from home
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Stress Management
  • Managing electrical Appliances
  • Running an event
  • Alcohol and drugs

An eight month programme of work targeted at our Emerging Leader Cohort - you must be a participant of Kōtuku 2016 to participate in this course.