This Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) course is for experienced visit leaders who have been newly appointed to the role of EVC. The course is nationally certificated by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ http://outdooreducationadvisers.co.uk Delegate details will be shared will also be shared with Tahdah http://oeap.tahdah.me for national certification.
The course will contain the following aspects relating to educational visits.
Legal framework and employer systems
Policies, planning and evaluation
Specialist visits and activities
Frequently asked questions
Delegates will be able to fulfil the role of Educational Visits Co-ordinator, namely;
Be a champion for all aspects of visits and outdoor learning.
Challenge colleagues across 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.
Support your head teacher and governors/trustees in approval decisions so that all those with responsibility have the competence to fulfil their roles.
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.