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Mirna Peach

Joint Chair of CoLRiC

Head of Library Services, Leyton Sixth Form College

email: Mirna.Peach@leyton.ac.uk
   
Current areas of responsibility: Head of Library Services
Previous areas of responsibility: Library Centre Manager; development of Borough wide projects; partnership working; development and management of cross school projects; reading development
Cross college/academic responsibilities: Embedding information literacy framework into curriculum; staff development; support for students; departmental links; customer service; Reading Ahead Challenge; embedding the library into college teaching and learning
Professional areas of specialism: Building links; developing resources to meet need; staff and student development; customer service
Professional areas of interest: Developing links across college and through partnership working; marketing of services
Length of time in FE/Sixth Form  
Project management experience/expertise: Setting up new libraries/projects
Role in CoLRiC: Joint Chair
Current professional challenges: Developing e-resource use; maintaining current practices with current number of staff
What are the top three issues all librarians need to address in order to provide proactive responsive provision? Understand what you are trying to achieve and why; attend cross college meetings and tell them what your services are; know who you are supporting and provide training for your team to develop best practice
Outside interests: Reading, family, friends, but not necessarily in that order!

 

Updated Friday 23 Jun 2017