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CAPEL media centre
The CAPEL media centre contains:
- a collection of books
- a collection of audio media
- as well as play materials and equipment.
It has some 5,000 books, journals and other documents covering topics related to children and youth, as well as a range of CDs on education-related subjects. Materials may be borrowed by the teaching and educational staff of Luxembourg City's municipal schools and foyers scolaires (childcare centres), as well as any other Luxembourg City municipal department.
- Tel. :4796-4608
9:00-16:00 and by appointment only
The CAPEL media centre also offers technical and play equipment (1,1000 games) that may be used for youth and children's events. CAPEL provides equipment to staff from municipal primary schools and foyers scolaires in Luxembourg City, such as small and large games, PA systems, musical instruments, cooking utensils, stage sets, costumes for adults, and much, much more (based on availability).
For information on availability:
Mauro Pisa – tel.: 4796-2487
Kevin Thoma – tel.: 4796-4610
Raymond Winandy – tel.: 4796-4456
Municipal library for Luxembourg City teaching and educational staff
As its name suggests, this library – which was created from the existing teachers' library – is now accessible not only to the teachers of Luxembourg City's municipal primary schools, but also to the City's other educational staff (Service Enseignement, Service Foyers scolaires, Service Crèches). But it is also a place where teachers and educators can meet to exchange ideas and share their experiences.
The library houses over 10,000 specialised books and magazines, which are organised by subject matter: teaching, psychology, philosophy, sociology, civics, literature, sports, languages, mathematics, art and culture, biology, national heritage, history, religion, etc.
Each field is also subdivided into individual topics. The section on teaching, for example, includes books on the neurosciences, emotions, body language, speech therapy, dyslexia and dyscalculia, the learning process and writing processes, failure at school, stress, multilingualism, children's rights and equal opportunity.
Books recommended as part of classes for continuing professional development can also be bought here. Simply fill in the form available below.
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- manage loan requests and returns, and receive notifications
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