Events and Training

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

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

Royal Caledonian Education Trust Practitioners conference

7th November 2017 Edinburgh
Event for professionals interested in or involved in supporting the education and wellbeing of Armed Forces children and young people. Keynote speaker is Dr Suzanne Zeedyk and Dame Katherine Grainger. More HERE

Philosophy in Schools Conference

Saturday 11th November 2.00–5.30pm, University of St Andrews.
Exploring how to teach philosophy to children at nursery, primary and secondary levels. Email for more information and registration.

Young People, Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Youth Work Conference and YouthLink Scotland AGM

14 November
This year, our National Youth Work Conference and YouthLink Scotland AGM will explore youth work and the health and social care sector’s contribution to young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
This event is being organised jointly with NHS Health Scotland. More HERE

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