The Royal Caledonian Education Trust will lead a teacher conference on the 3rd and the 10th of June explaining how schools can use the toolkit to help their Armed Forces children thrive.   The evidence-based Thriving Lives toolkit explains the 7 principles of effective support for young people from Armed Forces families and provides schools with self-reflection questions linked to further guidance, case studies and resources. 

June 3rd 15.30 – 17.30

  • Setting the scene - The Educational Landscape in Scotland
  • The Service Children’s Progression Alliance and Thriving Lives
  • Session 1.Understanding Service children’s lives and how the Alliance helps
  • Session 2. How schools can use the Thriving Lives toolkit to help children from Armed Forces families thrive
  • Q&A

June 10th 15.30 – 17.30

  • Session 3 Thriving Lives – drilling down to using the Toolkit and who can help schools help young people from Armed Forces families to thrive.
  • Case study workshops exploring the fit with HGIOS4 and the voices of young people and schools:

A. Alignment between HGIOS 4 and the Thriving Lives toolkit

B. How Children and Young People plan to be involved in Principle 5  

C.  School context

  • Q&A

This event will be hosted by the Royal Caledonian Education Trust, Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity, in collaboration with the SCiP Alliance. Please read the Alliance’s online event policy here.

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