Events and Training

In this section you will find information about upcoming sector and cross sector events and training.

NEW - Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training

Royal Blind Learning Hub are offering seminars throughout the year. More HERE

Roshni training

Roshni is a national charity that is committed to tackling sensitive issues within Scotland’s minority ethnic communities. The Training Programme provides a range of courses suitable for individuals and organisations across the public, private and third sectors, in the field of minority ethnic issues and how to develop and transform approaches in order to better support and engage with minority ethnic communities. Download pdf HERE

Respectme training

Scotland’s anti-bullying service offer a one-day generic anti-bullying training and two-day Training for Trainers programme, and new dates have recently been added to the calendar. More HERE

Professional Learning

PLFind offers practitioners a place to find out about professional learning opportunities. It also offers providers the chance to highlight the professional learning they offer. More HERE

Nurturing resilience in parents and children: The therapeutic approach in child protection practice

Friday 1 September 2017, Glasgow (half day)
This Masterclass will explore the impact, and application, of a professional therapeutic relationship with parents and children in a context of child protection. Suitable for practitioners from health, education, social work, and early years, and post-graduate researchers in this field. More HERE

NEW - Raising Attainment through Partnerships

19th/20th September Dunblane
School - college pathways are giving rise to more varied provision during the senior phase curriculum and offering a wider range of vocational qualifications that raise aspirations, achievement and attainment. The 2017 CLASS conference has 4 key themes: Senior phase pathways; Implications of the recently published STEM strategy; Career Information Advice and Guidance; Equalities. More HERE

NEW - No Knives Better Lives: Positive Prevention: Youth Work and Community Safety.

Glasgow, 29th September
Exploring how we recognise the contribution of youth work at a policy level and in the process of local community safety planning, and to consider the next steps to fully integrate youth work as a key approach to prevention. More HERE

 

NEW - Foundations of Literacy: a seminar with Sue Palmer

Glasgow 6th October
The day will focus on how we can narrow the gap between children who find literacy skills relatively easy to acquire and those who don’t. Led by literacy expert and author, Sue Palmer. This seminar is relevant to anyone working with children aged between three and seven, with an interest in literacy and language development — including early years practitioners, primary teachers, speech and language therapists and developmental psychologists. More HERE

Froebel Conference

7th October, Edinburgh
Exploring research, training and professional development – with a focus on transition from nursery to primary school. More HERE

Walking the Walk, Two Years On: Looking back to move forward

Thursday 26 October 2017, Glasgow

It is 2 years since the launch of the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant – the conference will bring together leaders and practitioners to chart progress, share learning, and identify challenges and opportunities. More HERE

 

NEW - Foundations of Literacy: a seminar with Sue Palmer

Aberdeen 17th November
The day will focus on how we can narrow the gap between children who find literacy skills relatively easy to acquire and those who don’t. Led by literacy expert and author, Sue Palmer. This seminar is relevant to anyone working with children aged between three and seven, with an interest in literacy and language development — including early years practitioners, primary teachers, speech and language therapists and developmental psychologists. More HERE