Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC)
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LOCATION

Online Course

DURATION

2 x 3 Hour Sessions

SUITABILITY

Headteachers and Senior Leaders or staff appointed to the role of Educational Visits Co-ordinator

educational visits co-ordinator

This 6-hour Outdoor Education Advisers Panel (OEAP) course was developed with support from the Department of Education. The DfE recommend that: ‘Schools should appoint an educational visits coordinator and make sure they have the training they need.’(Guidance: Health and safety on educational Visits, DfE, 2018).

The course delivers core messages that develop the skills and expertise of the EVC ensuring that the planning, management and oversight of educational visits meets appropriate standards and links to the delivery of high-quality outcomes.

Whats covered

The course will contain the following aspects relating to educational visits.

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Legal framework and employer systems

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Good practice

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Policies, planning and evaluation

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Specialist visits and activities

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Outcomes

Be a champion for all aspects of visits and outdoor learning.

Challenge colleagues across-phase all curriculum areas to use visits and outdoor learning effectively in order to provide a wide range of outcomes for children and young people and contribute towards school effectiveness.

Support/oversee planning so that well considered and prepared arrangements can lead to well-managed, engaging, relevant, enjoyable and memorable visits and outdoor learning.

Mentor leaders and aspirant leaders, supporting their ongoing development and training and sample monitor their activity to identify any further training needs.

Ensure that planning complies with your employer’s requirements and that the arrangements are ready for approval within agreed timescales.

Ensure that activity is evaluated against its aims for learning and development, that good practice is shared and any issues are followed up and comply with statutory and employer’s requirements.

Keep your senior leadership team and governors/trustees informed about the visits and outdoor learning taking place and their contribution to school effectiveness.

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Day 1: 26 Sep 2023 09:30 - 12:30pm Day 2: 28 Sep 2023 09:30 - 12:30pm This 6-hour Outdoor Education Advisers Panel (OEAP) course was developed with support from the Department of Education. The DfE recommend that: ‘Schools should appoint an educational visits coordinator and make sure they have the training they need.’(Guidance: Health and safety on educational Visits, DfE, 2018). The course delivers core messages that develop the skills and expertise of the EVC ensuring that the planning, management and oversight of educational visits meets appropriate standards and links to the delivery of high-quality outcomes. What's Covered Outcomes

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