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Refresher training - Bookbug Session Leader

Bookbug Session Leader refresher training is designed to help leaders improve their Bookbug Sessions, increase parent and child participation and encourage a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can participate. This is also an opportunity for delegates to share their ideas and best practice with leaders from other local areas.

This course will:

Course Details

Course Length: 2 ½ hours

Cost: Funded

Eligibility Criteria

Delegates must have already attended Bookbug Session Leader training, delivered either by a Scottish Book Trust trainer or by a locally trained professional. If you are unsure if you have attended Bookbug Session Leader training, please get in touch with us and we will check our records.

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.

Sign up for our regular Working with Bookbug newsletter to be notified when training dates are released or view the rest of our Bookbug training courses.(this will open in a new window)

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.

If you would like further information or 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.