Victoria Radford

Elementary Librarian, Yokohama International School

Eclectic reader and reviewer, inspired and inspiring lover of children’s literature. Dynamic and experienced PYP librarian, inquiry-based teacher, and lifelong learner, with sixteen years’ experience of working with EAL and Early Years students in an international school context. Passionate advocate of school libraries as a hub for learning for students, teachers and parents. MSc thesis research focused on how primary schools can use digital outreach as a means of connecting with and educating parent communities. Set up the kindergarten library at ESF Tsing Yi, Hong Kong. Currently working as Elementary Librarian at Yokohama International School, and oversaw the redesign of the library space during the move to a new campus. Nominating librarian for the annual Sakura Medal Book Awards (