Senior phase school pupils in college

In the light of the COVID-19 crisis, we are currently focusing on adapting our Introductory CRT materials for online delivery. As such, we are still considering our capacity to delivery other CRT products, and this will be confirmed in due course.  

In the meantime, the 2019-20 materials are available below for reference. 

2019-20 materials for reference

Our training for senior phase school pupils studying at college (launched in 2019-20) is aimed at newly elected pupil reps who have not attended training before. It aims to develop confidence in their role, as being a pupil rep for the first time can be a daunting prospect.

The training is usually available for delivery by sparqs, tailored to meet the individual needs of the college.  If you book this training we will be in touch to discuss your requirements before confirming dates.

It is also possible for us to adapt the training to be delivered to groups of pupil reps to introduce the importance of the student voice within colleges and to encourage them to participate in a range of feedback and partnership activities. Work to engage pupils is a developing area and colleges will be addressing capturing these learner voices in different ways.

When face-to-face, the training is designed to be delivered to between 12-25 pupils per session. It lasts 2 hours and is split into 2 parts. The first part looks at the role of the rep and what the School/College Learning Experience is, while the second half takes the rep through the process they would go through as a rep. It covers:

  • Effective communication.
  • Gathering pupil opinion.
  • Providing effective feedback.
  • Developing solutions to issues.
  • Meeting skills.

Tailored support and training materials

As support and training materials are tailored to meet the specific needs of individual colleges for this product, standardised materaials are not therefore available for download. Adapted materials will be provided following the tailoring process. 

Booking schools training

2020-21 delivery plans will be published in due course.

As noted above, we will contact you to discuss your requirements if you express an interest in booking this training, to ensure that our support is tailored to meet your needs.

For more information, please contact us.

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