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Calendar – Swindon Scouts

Calendar

May
6
Thu
Skills of Leadership & Working with Adults
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This covers Modules 8 & 9 of the Scouts’ adult training scheme, and is for leaders with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers.This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom.
The course will cover two modules in the Scouts’ adult training scheme: Skills of Leadership and Working with Adults.
Skills of Leadership includes many aspects that will help you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes for being an effective leader including:
PlanningLeadership stylesDeveloping leadership skills in othersIf possible, we ask that you read this factsheet in advance.
Working with Adults includes:

Communication
Listening to others
Decision-making structures
Representing others

May
10
Mon
Administration & Running Safe Activities
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This course will take place over Zoom, and will cover Modules 10 and 17 of the Scouts’ adult training scheme.This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. The course covers Administration (Module 10) and Running Safe Activities (Module 17).
Administration includes many aspects that will help you with your responsibilities relating to administration, including:
Member records (and use of OSM for this)Data protectionFinanceInsuranceIf possible, we ask that you read the workbook in advance.
Running Safe Activities will help you to run a safe yet challenging programme for your section, and includes:

Importance of activities as part of a balanced programme
Planning and carrying out activities safely
Permits for certain activities
Risk assessments
Having a ‘leader in charge’
If possible, we ask that you read the workbook in advance.

May
12
Wed
Practical Skills
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Practical Skills will help volunteers with Beavers, Cubs , Scouts and Explorers to develop their practical skills, and how to teach themPractical Skills
This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. By attending this course, you will learn:
Some of the key practical skills that we like to share with young peopleSome ideas as to how to effectively teach practical skills to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Explorers

May
18
Tue
Delivering a Quality Programme & Programme Planning
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This course covers modules 12A and 12B of the Scouts’ adult training scheme, and is for Beaver, Cub, Scout and Explorer leadersThis training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. The course covers Delivering a Quality Programme (Module 12A) and Programme Planning (Module 12B).
Delivering a Quality Programme includes many aspects that will help you to deliver a fantastic programme, including:
Key elements of the programmeBadges and awardsReviewing the programmeYoung LeadersYouth-shaped scoutingIf possible, we ask that you complete the e-learning module in advance.
Programme Planning will help volunteers understand a variety of the methods available to help planning an exciting programme. The course includes details on:

How to create an exciting and relevant programme
How to generate programme ideas
How to review a programme to enhance it

Jun
2
Wed
International
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

International will provide volunteers with an overview of the global nature of Scouting and how this can be applied to your programme.International
This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. Within this course, we will cover:
International scoutingThe global programmeInternational opportunities

Jun
7
Mon
Promoting Positive Behaviour
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Promoting Positive Behaviour will help volunteers understand proactively promoting positive behaviour and manage challenging behaviourPromoting Positive Behaviour
This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. The course includes details on:
Defining challenging behaviourStrategies for planning for positive behaviourResponding to challenging behaviourAdditional help and support for challenging behaviourIf possible, we ask that you read the workbook in advance.

Jun
15
Tue
Scouting for All
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Scouting for All will help volunteers with Beavers, Cubs , Scouts and Explorers with an introduction of how to make Scouts more inclusiveScouting for All
This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom. The course will help you with:
Key ideas and language concepts and terminologyLegal framework for equality, diversity and inclusionInclusion topicsExample of a good inclusive Scout ProgrammeWhere to find information to help participants provide Scouting for all

Jun
24
Thu
Growing the Section
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Growing the Section will help volunteers with Beavers, Cubs , Scouts and Explorers with recruitment and retention of young people and adultsGrowing the Section
This training is relevant for volunteers with Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and will take place via Zoom.
Recruitment and retention of young people and adult volunteers is a really important part of keeping Scouting going – particularly as we return to face-to-face Scouting after the coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
We’ll help you with the skills and techniques to play your part in growing Scouting.