Educational Visit Coordinator Training

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

IMG-20150424-00041The one day certificated course, covers the management checks and recommended procedures .

 “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


Date Time Location Cost
 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
 Friday 8th February 0830-1300 Gorebridge PS – Community Rooms Free for Midlothian Employees
 Friday 3rd May 0830-1300 TBCF 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.

To book on this course please complete the booking form  (or register at learnPro) and forward to us email :

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.