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Bookbug Session Leader training is for staff and volunteers who want to deliver Bookbug Sessions (free song, rhyme and book sessions) in libraries or other community venues with groups of families. Training is interactive and focuses on practical, research-based information about book sharing, music and child development. Although delegates will participate in songs and rhymes in the group, delegates will not be asked to sing on their own.
This course will:
Course Length: 6 hours (including lunch break)
Delegate Numbers: 20 people
There are three key rules to bear in mind when planning and delivering sessions:
Bookbug Session Leader training is our most popular course, so we use an application process to make sure that we allocate spaces fairly and effectively. It is not possible to organise an in-house training session for Bookbug Session Leader Training.
The online application must be completed in one attempt so it is strongly recommended that you prepare your answers to all the questions using the list of application questions before completing the online application.
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, Scottish Book Trust are postponing all in person training sessions and are not planning to arrange any new training dates at the moment. Please sign up to our 'Working with Bookbug' newsletter(this will open in a new window) to be alerted when we next open for applications for Bookbug Session Leader Training.
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Bookbug Session Leader Training Sessions are funded by the Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative through Creative Scotland.