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Bringing Picture Books to Life

This training session helps practitioners bring picture books to life with children aged 3 to 5 years old.

This evidence-based training session provides an opportunity for delegates to reflect on how they share stories and how this impacts on children’s literacy development. Delegates will join in with a range of practical activities that will support them to develop their practice.

Course aims and objectives

This course will help delegates to:

Course details

Course Length: 3 hours

Cost: Funded

Eligibility criteria

Delegates must be working or volunteering with children aged 3-5 years.

This training course is aimed at early years/nursery staff, library staff, play leaders, health staff, prison visitor centre staff, staff/volunteers at charities and childminders.

Upcoming training sessions

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, Scottish Book Trust are postponing all training sessions until the end of March 2020 and are not planning to arrange any new training dates at the moment. Please read Scottish Book Trust's statement(this will open in a new window) for more information. Webinars will continue to take place. Please sign up to our 'Working with Bookbug' newsletter(this will open in a new window) to be alerted when new training dates are available.

Anyone who meets the eligibility criteria is welcome to register for any of these training sessions. To book a space, simply click the location of the course you wish to attend. You will then be taken to Eventbrite to finalise your booking.

In order to ensure a fair spread of delegates, we ask that no more than two people from the same workplace attend one training date. Please note that you will be asked to withdraw from the session if you don't meet the eligibility criteria.

March 2020

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Please note, in order to make best use of our funding, we are only able to offer a very limited number of in-house training sessions for specific groups of professionals, in certain geographical locations. We would strongly encourage organisations who would like their staff to be trained to apply for places in one of our open training sessions listed above.

If you would like further informationor to request an in-house training session, please contact us on bookbug@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window) or 0131 524 0179.