Welsh Information Literacy Project

What is Information Literacy


The Welsh Information Literacy Project was initiated at the all Wales, cross sectoral Gregynog conference in 2009.

Phase one ran from 8th September 2010 – 31st March 2011

Phase two ran from 1st April 2011 – 31st March 2012

Phase three ran from 1st April 2012 – 31st March 2013

Phase four will run from 1st April 2013 – 31st March 2014

Exit Strategy development will run from 10th September 2013 – 31st March 2014

Exit Strategy consultation with stakeholders from 10th September 2013 – 30th November 2013

Phase five will run from 1st April 2014 – 31st March 2015

The project is based at Grwp Llandrillo Menai and is funded by CyMAL. The steering group represents all sectors in Wales.


The Welsh Information Literacy Project aims to promote the understanding and development of information literacy in education, the workplace, and the wider community in Wales.infolit_logo_color_small


Steering Group:

Group Member Organisation / Role
Hywel James Gwynedd Public Libraries and SCL Wales (Interim Chair)
Andrew Eynon WILP Project Manager
Gina Maddison WILP Project Officer
Siona Murray WILP Project Officer
Alison Bagshaw Llanishen School
Alison Harding Trinity University College
Alyson Tyler CyMAL
Anne Lewis Agored Cymru
Beth Tobin-Williams Conwy Libraries
Carol Edwards National Library Wales
Carolyn Howe Cardiff & Vale College
Christine George Torfaen Library
Emma Davies Cowbridge Comprehensive School
Geraint Bowen Cardiff Libraries
Jane Sellwood Merthyr Tydfil Libraries & SCL Wales
Johanna Bowen Coleg Cymunedol y Derwen
Jemma Francis CyMAL
Kerry Darke DfES
Kevin Morgan Merthyr Tydfil Library
Lis Parcell JISC
Liz Smith Pembroke School
Lucy Williams Denbighshire Libraries
Mandy Powell CILIP Cymru
Mairwen Owen Bangor University
Marion Chidgey Afon Taf High School, Merthyr Tydfil
Nicola Watkinson Glyndwr University
Rachel Cahill Gower College Swansea
Rosie Bradley Torfaen Libraries
Sally Bradford Monmouthshire Libraries
Sioned Jones Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi
Sue Thomas Health Promotion Wales
Sue Wallbank Monmouthshire Libraries