It is advised that all educational establishments including all Staffordshire LA Maintained Schools and any other Academy or educational establishment that have signed up to the Entrust Educational Visits Advisory Service, have a fully trained EVC. This is mandatory requirement for all SCC maintained schools. It is also available to schools outside Staffordhire who are not subscribers to the Entrust Educational Visits Advisory Service SLA. This course will give up to date guidance, good practice and proceedures which will enable the EVC to fulfill their role in assisting their establishment in the delivery of high quality, safe and enjoyable Learning Outside the Classroom experiences for their students.
The course is provided by the Outdoor Education Advisors Panel and delivered on their behalf by Entrust. It will give an overall insight into the benefits of Learning Outside the Classroom experiences including curriculum based visits,adventurous activities, residential and overseas visits. The attendees will be shown how and where to access guidance and be given examples of good practice. This will include information on visit planning, use of providers, assessing competency of staff, risk benefit analysis,monitoring visits and evaluating outcomes. The course will make reference to Evolve but it is NOT an Evolve Training Course. It is aimed at people who are in the role of EVC at their establishment. These people should have experience of delivering or assisting with educational visits although this is not essential. If an attendee does not have this experience it is advised that they have a colleague back at their establishment who does have visit experience and can assist them with their role. The course will consist of powerpoint presentations with interactive tasks and discussions spread throughout the day to enhance the presentations and attendees learning.
This course will enable you to become a registered EVC with the Outdoor Education Advisors Panel and coordinate the planning and delivery of Educational Visits within your establishment
Know how and where to access current guidance
Monitor the outcomes of Learning Outside the Classroom activities within your establishment
Manage the Evolve Educational Visits approval system on behalf of your establishment
All course materials will be provided on the day of the course.
This course is suitable for any person employed within your establishment who will be taking on the role of Educational Visits Coordinator. It is advised that this