Training for each designated offsite trip coordinator for every educational establishment. This is aimed at those in schools who authorise and approve visits. Those leading and planning visits should attend visit leader training
“I found this a very useful, reassuring training session, I am now feeling more confident & look forward to using EVOLVE to record trips – Thank You”
“Excellent delivery – Thank you – Feeling fully equipped to streamline across school”
” Best course I have been on for a long time” Delegates feedback 2016
|Friday May 4th 2018||0915-1600||CLD Room 1 Penicuik High School||Free for Midlothian Employees|
|Friday October 5th 2018||0915-1600||Gorebridge PS – Community Room 4||Free for Midlothian Employees|
|Friday 7th December 2018||0830-1300||Gorebridge PS – Community Rooms||Free for Midlothian Employees|
The EVC training programme is overseen and monitored by the Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education and follows national guidelines revised by SAPOE/HSE , i.e. the Going Out There – Scottish Framework for Safe Practice in Off-site Visits
It is appropriate for all Midlothian Council schools and other establishments involved in offsite visits and covers the following aspects;
- Introduction What are educational visits?
- Benefits and perceived barriers
- Legal expectations
- Planning leading and evaluating visits
- Monitoring and next steps
This course is aimed at those in schools who authorise and approve trips and can be useful for those involved in administration also.To find out more about this course please contact us.
GTC Standards and CLPL Updates – Below table shows examples of how this varied training opportunity can help and assist GTCS teachers meet CLPL standards.
|Professional Values and Personal Commitment||1.3.3||I provide and ensure a safe and secure environment for all learners within a caring and compassionate ethos and with an understanding of wellbeing|
|The Professional Actions in Career-Long Professional Learning||
|I understand and develop the most appropriate contexts and environments for learning including outdoor learning, and am able to apply appropriate pedagogies for these environments.|
|Educational contexts and current debates in policy, education and practice||
|I understand and explore the contexts and complexity in which teachers operate and the dynamic and complex role(s) of professionals within the educational community.|
|Curriculum and assessment||3.2.2.||I lead and collaborate with others to plan innovative curricular programmes.|
|Enquiry and Research||
|I develop and apply expertise, knowledge, understanding and skills to engage in practitioner enquiry to inform pedagogy, learning and subject knowledge.|