Gap Assistants 1

for Gap Assistants commencing their role in the Autumn Term. Thursday 22nd September 2016

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street (Royal Mile), Edinburgh EH1 1TH (location map)
Date:   22/09/2016
Course timings:   10 a.m. - 1 p.m. followed by sandwich lunch. Coffee & registration from 9.30 a.m.
Cost:   £65

This seminar offers induction and training for Gap Assistants, and provides an opportunity to share experiences. 

The session will cover: 

  • Expectations - of Gap Assistants and Schools
  • Working Safely and Effectively
  • Relationships and Communication with Pupils
  • School Policies and Procedures
  • Child Protection & Wellbeing
  • Social Media
  • Bullying

This session will be led by Warwick Wilson, Belhaven School.  Warwick has a wealth of experience in this context. Case studies, discussion and presentations will provide ample opportunity for delegates to contribute.  In addition there will be input from current Gap Assistants who will share their experiences thus far. 

All schools are strongly encouraged to send their Gap Assistants to this training event. 

***  Please note that this event is for GAP Assistants who will be commencing their role in the autumn term.  This course will be repeated on 21/1/17 for Gap Assistants who will be commencing in January 2017.

Please register as soon as possible and by Friday 16 September at the latest.



Registration closed

* NB This event is for Gap Assistants commencing in the autumn term.   The course WILL BE REPEATED on 21 January 2017 for Gap Assistants commencing in January 2017.