Teacher Training Webinars for VocalEyes – participatory democracy for Pupil/Student Voice – turning ideas into action in your school

Cardiff Child Friendly City

Participatory Democracy Initiative with VocalEyes

SUBJECT: Teacher Training Webinars for VocalEyes – participatory democracy for Pupil/Student Voice – turning ideas into action in your school

Dear Pupil / Student Voice Coordinator,

As part of the Cardiff Child Friendly City programme and ongoing mission to improve local democracy, we are looking to engage schools in Local Democracy Week – 14th to 19th October.

We are offering;

1. Training and support for teachers/coordinators in Sept (see dates below).

Followed by:

2. Ongoing training and support for students, teachers and schools from October onwards.

If this sounds of interest, we’d like to invite you to attend a 60 MIN teacher/coordinator online training webinar for VocalEyes.

If you’re not already familiar with VocalEyes and the participatory democracy initiative, please view this video at City Hall here.

VocalEyes is a way to support the  Rights Respecting Schools initiative.

In this webinar we’ll covering the following:

  • Introductions – a chance to meet Pupil / Student Voice Coordinators from other schools
  • Sharing ideas into action case studies and experiences
  • How to increase student engagement
  • Training and support for Student Participation Teams
  • Platform functionality & mobile app
  • Q&A
  • Next steps
  • Webinar dates for student training sessions

The dates for these Teacher/Coordinator Training Webinars are as follows:

Primary Schools

  • Mon 23rd Sept @ 10.30, 13.30 or 15.30
  • Wed 25th Sept @ 10.30, 13.30 or 15.30

Secondary Schools

  • Tues 24th Sept @ 10.30, 13.30 or 15.30
  • Fri 27th Sept @ 10.30, 13.30 or 15.30

Please email peter.a@vocaleyes.org to confirm your place.

If you are unable to make any of these dates, please email us with other alternatives.

NOTE – Please ensure:

  1. Zoom is unblocked on your systems. Click this link https://zoom.us – if you are unable to see the page, ask your IT team to unblock it. If you prefer a different method of communication, please say (i.e.Skype, Hangouts, Fb, by phone)
  2. Your microphone and camera are working..

For more information about VocalEyes in education click here.

And for a Pupil Voice lesson plan click here.

Very much looking forward to progressing this with you,

All the best

Peter

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Peter Anderson – 07971 219 848

peter.a@vocaleyes.org

https://about.vocaleyes.org