Friends of the Award

Supporting Young People to Achieve

We’re excited to announce our third FREE annual mini-conference for volunteers involved in DofE in the City of Edinburgh Council.

  • Saturday 1 February 2020 10:00-16:00
  • The Risk Factory, 20 New Mart Road, Edinburgh EH14 1RL

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There will be a range of workshops organised by staff and volunteers which aim to share good practice and new ideas, many but not all of them will be expedition related. Scroll down for details of the topics on offer.

There will be regular tea, coffee and biscuits, a free sandwich lunch, and plenty of time to network with other leaders.

Workshop topics

  • Participant-focused expedition planning
  • Bronze Expedition Training Models
  • Teaching Navigation: a simpler and more inclusive approach
  • eDofE support clinic
  • eDofE – recording Expeditions & Green Forms
  • The eDofE App for Participants
  • Assessors Meeting
  • How to get involved: roles & training for new volunteers
  • Teaching First Aid – tips and tricks

Venue details

The Risk Factory, located in Slateford, is easy to access by bike, bus, train or car from most areas of the city. Parking will be very limited.

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