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Training Directory: Community Engagement and Environmental Education Short Courses

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Community Engagement and Environmental Education  - Short Training Courses

 

That's being trained in how to deliver community events and environmental education not the actual events themselves; so typical courses will include how to engage the community and how to deliver on topics as diverse as storytelling to running consultation exercises.  There is also training in environmental education techniques such as Forest Schools workshops. This section also includes courses on volunteer management and development.

30/01/2020 Effective Workplace Mentoring 1 Day

Reading, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/30012020000000EffectiveWorkplaceMentoring.aspx

This one day course will take you through the end to end process of effective mentoring. From learning what mentoring is and isn't through to examining tools and techniques to get the best from your mentee.

03/02/2020 Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Award 5 Days

Blackford, Perthshire, Learn Wild 07909225197 karen.hencoop@btinternet.com www.forestschoolsscotland.co.uk

5 days initial training, 5 day development week and 2 day first aid course.

Cost £950.00

11/02/2020 Train the Trainer for Ecologists 2 Days

London, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/11022020000000TraintheTrainerforEcologists.aspx

The aim is for participants to develop their training skills towards designing and delivering courses to a professional standard of tuition.

18/02/2020 Effective Communication Skills for Women 1 Day

London, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/18022020000000EffectiveCommunicationSkillsforWomen.aspx

Do you want to communicate better at work with colleagues, customers, contractors, suppliers, managers and other professionals? If so, this one-day course is what you are looking for.

24/02/2020 Getting Creative with the Curriculum - Beyond the Classroom: practical CPD event for teachers and leaders in schools. 1 Day

Neston High School, Cheshire, CLOtC 07545 696881 events@lotc.org.uk c-js.info/2MigLpv

If you want to take your learning beyond the classroom but are unsure where to start or if you want fresh ideas to reinvigorate what you do, this practical low-cost CPD event for teachers will help you get creative and make an impact on your students and their learning.

Cost £50.00

25/02/2020 Meeting the needs of teachers and schools - learning outside the classroom: workshop for providers 1 Day

Holland Park Ecology Centre, London, CLOtC 07545 696881 events@lotc.org.uk c-js.info/2IVS2FE

A day of practical training for organisations who offer educational programmes and learning experiences to schools. Delegates will look at what teachers want and what schools need, how to build relationships with and support schools, and grow their business. £155 members/£255 non-members

Cost £255.00

25/02/2020 Raising Standards in Numeracy  0.5 Day

Lullingtstone Country Park, Castle Road, Eynsford, Kent. DA4 0JF, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/2GCX2xI

This half day course will give you endless opportunities to explore numeracy in the natural environment. 

Cost £80.00

25/02/2020 Raising Standards in Literacy 0.5 Day

Lullingtstone Country Park, Castle Road, Eynsford, Kent. DA4 0JF, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk

This half day course will give you some exciting practical and innovative outdoor literacy ideas to engage all abilities and learning styles.

Cost £80.00

02/03/2020 Leader in Outdoor Learning (Level 2) qualification 3 Days

Bay Pond Nature Reserve, Godstone, RH9 8LT, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-03-02-leader-outdoor-learning-level-2-training-course-godstone

Become a qualified Leader in Outdoor Learning (Level 2) accredited by the Open College Network West Midlands.

Cost £360

03/03/2020 Forest School Level 1 2 Days

Lullingtstone Country Park, Castle Road, Eynsford, Kent. DA4 0JF, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk

A two day accredited course, run by our experienced forest school leaders you will learn about the ethos, principles and practices of forest school. 

Cost £285.00

05/03/2020 Grow Leader Course 12 Days

Feed Bristol, Avon Wildlife Trust 0117 917 7270 learning@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk c-js.info/2oPtIOL

The Grow Leader course aims to support more people to become effective facilitators of ecological land management and food growing projects. Delivered at Avon Wildlife Trust’s 6 acre site called Feed Bristol. The course is delivered over 12 sessions and provides learning outcomes and practical experience in: - Community engagement - Ecology and conservation - Organic food growing

Cost £750.00

05/03/2020 Outdoor Learning for Early Years 1 Day

Brockhill Country Park, Sandling Road, Hythe, Kent. CT21 4HL, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk

This fun packed course will explore how the natural environment can be used to stimulate the senses of Early Years children. Lots of practical activities, games and songs will be demonstrated and discussed with the opportunity to make some simple equipment.

Cost £150.00

06/03/2020 Forest School Level 2 -3 top-up course 5 Days

Lawshall, Bury St Edmunds, Green Light Trust 01284 830829 forestschool@greenlighttrust.org www.greenlighttrust.org

For those that are Level 2 qualified wanting to top-up to Level 3

12/03/2020 Heritage Interpretation 1 Day

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, London, KT8 9AU, Association For Heritage Interpretation 01795436560 admin@ahi.org.uk ahi.org.uk/ahi-event/heritage-interpretation/

This course is aimed at professionals with responsibility for planning, delivering or managing learning. A one day session will take place on 12th March 2019. However, the course itself begins week commencing 24th February with an introductory email, pre-workshop activity and the opportunity to participate in an introductory conference call.

Cost £from £125

16/03/2020 Level 2 Forest School Assistant 4 Days

Foxburrow Farrm, Melton, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 4 day OCN accredited course aimed at individuals wishing to assist with the delivery of a Forest School programme. Monday 16th, Tuesday 17th March, Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th March 2020, and optional mentoring day on 22nd July 2020

Cost £400.00

16/03/2020 Level 1 Introduction to Forest School Principles 2 Days

Foxburrow Farrm, Melton, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 2 day OCN accredited course aimed at those interested in learning more about the Forest School approach to learning.

Cost £200.00

17/03/2020 Forest School training taster morning 1 Day

Pucks Oak Barn, The Street, Compton, nr Guildford, GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-03-17-forest-school-l2-or-l3-training-taster-morning-guildford

Find out what is involved in becoming a qualified Forest School Leader or Assistant.



Cost £34

18/03/2020 Leader in Outdoor Learning taster morning 1 Day

Pucks Oak Barn, The Street, Compton, nr Guildford, GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-03-18-leader-outdoor-learning-taster-morning-guildford

Find out what is involved in becoming a qualified Leader in Outdoor Learning.

Cost £34

22/03/2020 Play in the Outdoors for Early Years course 1 Day

Pucks Oak Barn, The Street, Compton, nr Guildford, GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-03-18-leader-outdoor-learning-taster-morning-guildford

Learn how to improve your skills and knowledge by providing outdoor play activities within your Early Years setting.

Cost £56

23/03/2020 Wild Beach Leader Training - Level 3 OCN accredited 3 Days

Sizewell, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 bev.rogers@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/34sru76

Led by experienced Wild Beach and FS Leaders, this course is suitable for practitioners wishing to use the beach as a learning environment. Units include ‘Health and Safety, ‘Practical skills’ and ‘Understanding the beach environment’. This course will provide participants with the skills and confidence to teach on the beach.

Cost £350.00

26/03/2020 Getting Creative with the Curriculum - Beyond the Classroom: practical CPD event for teachers and leaders in schools. 1 Day

Easterside Academy, Middlesbrough, CLOtC 07545 696881 events@lotc.org.uk c-js.info/32n0t4b

If you want to take your learning beyond the classroom but are unsure where to start or if you want fresh ideas to reinvigorate what you do, this practical low-cost CPD event for teachers will help you get creative and make an impact on your students and their learning.

Cost £30.00

26/03/2020 Forest School Level 1 Award: Introduction to Forest School Principles 3 Days

Newcastle upon Tyne, Scotswood Garden 0191 2750000 harriet@sncg.org.uk www.scotswoodgarden.org.uk

The level 1 award is for people at the start of their forest school journey, giving an overview of the principles and introducing practical skills such as fire lighting, using tools, putting up shelters and managing environmental impact. Learners will leave full of new ideas and inspiration for activities.

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Cost £260

30/03/2020 Woodland Activity leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk www.wild-things.org.uk

Gain the skills and confidence you need to run your own outdoor sessions with our fully accredited 7 day training course. Equivalent to Forest School training at level 3.

Cost £525.00

31/03/2020 Social Forestry OCN 4 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk www.cat.org.uk/events/social-forestry-ocn-3/

Learn the theory and practice of social forestry, looking at how sustainable woodland management and crafts can help promote human wellbeing. This course is suitable for anyone with a personal interest in the subject as well as practitioners wishing to run social forestry activities at a professional level.

Cost £650

21/04/2020 Social Forestry OCN Level 3 4 Days

Greenwood Centre, Ironbridge, Small Woods Association 01952 432769 office@smallwoods.org www.smallwoods.org.uk

Explores the physical, emotional and physiological benefits woodlands have on people. Practical and theory is split between class room and woodland. Designed for people wishing to run social forestry projects and explores the link between human and woodland wellbeing and covers the main aspects Social Forestry principles and practice

Cost £500

27/04/2020 Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants 4 Days

Pucks Oak Barn, The Street, Compton, nr Guildford, GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-04-27-level-2-award-forest-school-assistants-training-course-guildford

Train with us to become a qualified Level 2 Forest School Assistant accredited by the Open College Network West Midlands

Cost £490

29/04/2020 Zero Carbon Britain 2 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01658 704966 courses@cat.org.uk www.cat.org.uk/events/zero-carbon-britain/

This course offers an in-depth look at Centre for Alternative Technology's flagship research project, Zero Carbon Britain, exploring the radical changes needed to rise to the climate challenge. This course is ideal for educators, policymakers and campaigners.

Cost £140

18/05/2020 Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders 7 Days

Pucks Oak Barn, The Street, Compton, nr Guildford, GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01483 663300 outeach@surreywt.org.uk www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2020-02-06-level-3-certificate-forest-school-leaders-guildford

Train with us to become a qualified Level 3 Forest School Leader accredited by the Open College Network West Midlands.

Cost £950 (£200 deposit required with booking)

18/05/2020 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Tower Hamlets, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/our-events/woodland-activity-leader-training-walt/

Gain the skills and confidence you need to lead your own Outdoor Learning sessions on this practical course. This WALT takes place in the heart of London in the very special nature reserve of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.

Cost ££625

20/05/2020 Introduction to Forest School 1 Day

Brockhill Country Park, Sandling Road, Hythe, Kent. CT21 4HL, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk

This one day course will give you an insight into what Forest School is, and the importance of outdoor experiences for learning.

Cost £100.00

03/06/2020 Writing for children and families 1 Day

Salisbury Museum, The King's House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN, Association For Heritage Interpretation 01795436560 admin@ahi.org.uk ahi.org.uk/ahi-event/writing-for-children-and-families/

This one-day workshop will explore copywriting techniques that enable heritage attractions, countryside sites and museums to reach out to visitors of all ages. There will be lots of writing exercises and opportunities for participants to share ideas and discuss their own writing projects and of course, to have fun!

Cost £from £80

08/06/2020 Environmental Education Skills 2020 5 Days

Ivybridge, Wild Ideas 07786444816 debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk www.wild-ideas.org.uk/events/environmental-education-skills/

Delivered over a week in glorious South Devon, we will provide excellent, accredited training providing you with the skills to deliver education and awareness in the environmental sector.

Accommodation provided 

Cost £1200

22/06/2020 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Tower Hamlets, Wild things! 01309690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/our-events/woodland-activity-leader-training-walt/

Join this fully accredited, practical training course to gain the skills and confidence you need to lead your own outdoor sessions. Conveniently based in the heart of London in the beautiful nature reserve of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Cost ££625

06/07/2020 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

Gain the skills and confidence you need to run your own outdoor sessions with our full accredited course.

Cost £525.00

03/08/2020 Coastal Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk www.wild-things.org.uk

Cost £525.00

17/08/2020 Level 3 Forest School Leader 9 Days

Foxburrow Farrm, Melton, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

Participants should be over 21 and hold a qualification at Level 2 or above in teaching or youth work and have significant experience of working with young people. Please see website for all dates and further information.

Cost £950.00

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.