Learning Bytes. (Training & Learning Sessions).

Training, Conferences & Events – What’s Available and Where?

Diary Date: An opportunity to join parents and professionals at Preston Lodge Learning Session in October. Follow the link in post to book a space and find out more details.

Supporting the Learning of Young People.

Play and Children’s Learning

Unconscious Bias is really when we think something, without thinking about why we are thinking it. Sounds a bit like a Dr. Seuss description…but click on the link, as it will help explain more. It’s quite amazing how much our children, and ourselves, can be affected by this.

Parent Council are “up-skilling” and hope to share this with wider parent forum as we move forward.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images as used in BBC article.



ELPA Workshop Spring Training Day

East Lothian Play Association – ELPA are running another morning of workshops open to teachers, volunteers, practitioners and parents / carers. Something for everyone.

It’s free, but places must be booked in advance.

29th April 9-12:30 Musselburgh East Community and Learning Centre.

Inclusive Games, Environmental Art, Mindfulness for Children including those with additional support needs and Make-Do-Review – children’s participatory planning and learning.

A small marketplace will also be set up for information and Upstart Scotland’s Sue Palmer will be attending too.


TRAINING PROGRAMME for Parent Council Members

We note below our Training Programme for this term and would ask you to let us know if you have any specific training requests and we will do our best to organise a training session for you.

Mon         5 September 2016                6.30/9.00pm          Recruitment and Selection                 Training, North Berwick High School

Wed        28 September 2016             7.00/9pm                Chair/Clerks/Treasurer Training       Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

Tues         8 November 2016                9.00/3.30pm          First Aid Training, Musselburgh        Racecourse

Wed        16 November 2016              7.00/9pm                Edubuzz Training, Knox Academy,     Haddington

Mon         5 December 2016                9.00/3.30pm          First Aid Training, Musselburgh        Racecourse

Further Recruitment and Selection Training, Parents role in Inspection Process, Health and Safety and more Information Sessions are anticipated for next session.

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