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03: Tools for the Role (Section Leaders)

Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) is a mandatory module for Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders and Section Assistants. Tools for the Role covers the basic information - on the individual’s role or area of responsibility and some practical help to get the individual started in the role.

Topics covered:
 • Features of the section
 • Roles with in the section
 • Using activities and games
 • Youth shaped Scouting
 • Promoting positive behaviour

 Learning methods:
 • Course
 • One to one
 • Small group
 • e-learning

Providing learning:
Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) Trainer’s Notes (PDF) can be used to for providing courses, one to one and small group learning.

Supporting Resources for Trainer’s Notes:
Differences in Sections
The Programme methods chart
Climbing Wall of Youth Involvement
Staying Safe – Safety Checklist for Leaders
Key principles of promoting positive behaviour
Think differently about volunteering video 1 (Download)
Think differently about volunteering video 3 (Download)

The learning for Module 3: Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) can also be completed via e-learning. To access the e-learning please see the learners page for Module 3.

For further support with the e-learning please see our How to guide video

To report any technical errors or request additional guidance contact adult.support@scouts.org.uk


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