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CLPL for learning professionals

Scottish Book Trust offers funded online and in-person training courses for teachers and learning professionals.

Our expert School Communities team run fully-funded training sessions across Scotland for teachers and learning professionals.

At the moment all our training is taking place online. We run online training through Zoom and Microsoft Teams, which are free meeting platforms that can be accessed via a computer or smart phone. You do not need to have an account to take part in online training.

For more information on online training contact schools@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window) or call 0131 524 0160.

Upcoming training sessions:

We have just announced new webinar dates for the upcoming term. Register to book your place for the training dates below via Eventbrite:

We also run #ChildrensBookChat sessions on Twitter throughout the year (@ScottishBkTrust), which are great opportunities to find out about new books, ask us for personal recommendations and chat to other learning professionals. The next #ChildrensBookChat will be held on Wednesday 9 March at 8pm. We hope to see you then!

Training sessions

Regional training

Training is available on request for schools, school clusters and local authorities and can be booked for in-service days and twilights, as well as network meetings and other professional events. Training sessions can be adapted to suit the needs and availablity of your group.

Contact your Regional Outreach Co-ordinator or the Scottish Book Trust office to book training or find out more about the support available for your setting.