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    Weekly discussion: Qualifying to lead

    The whole system is under review- looking at manuy different aspects, including whether certain modules could also give you a level 2 (gcse equivalent) qualification, whether things could be done online, uploading documents etc. It also hasn't changed in over 18 years apart from adding go and...
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    Weekly Discussion: A marker of taste?

    I have this badge, and the parents think it is great. They know that we are responsible - we talk about money and family situations to them, we talk about everything needed when it comes to taking their girls away, in a sensible way. They also know that we can be daft and get dressed up in big...
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    Weekly Discussion: Does Go deserve a bad reputation?

    It's the same for one day trainings - you have to put a start date and a finish date - which are the same!!!
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    Welcoming Volunteers

    I would also suggest starting off (unless she says otherwise) as a Unit Helper, then see how they go before looking at the ALQ. It can seem scary to say you have to do this, rather than come and help and see how you like it!
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    Brownie introduction activities

    In this situation, I would suggest making sure your Sixes are strongly enforced and imformed. Make your Sixers and Seconders your eyes, ears and mouth, asking them to pass on the messages. That way, it isn't the leaders telling 22 people, it's the Sixers telling 5 or 6. Do some activities in...
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    New Programme - Discuss!

    I've done a webinar - very useful - you need sound to understand it all.
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    New Programme - Discuss!

    I don't think the forum allows word documents - try saving it as a pdf, or you will have to get the email addresses of who you wish to share it with (via a private message - Inbox top right of the screen)
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    I'm a ... guider part 60

    hugs floss......
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    Poster for New Programme

    they print well at A3 if you can. I've put them up on our notice board.
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    Nicknames for Guiders a safeguarding issue?

    I would make sure that the parents knew your real names as well, so if there was an issue at any point then your DC would know who they were talking about!!!!
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    New Programme - Discuss!

    I would think that the amount of time increases with each SK level - but the length of time it actually takes to do each activity will never be the same as the card. Maybe when organising, your S2 girls could also look at the badge book, or use that time to do some teamwork games/activies/...
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    New Programme - Discuss!

    Hopefully, over the next year or two many hours worth of UMA's should appear. That will then give more choice, if there were 10 hours available, but you only had to do 5, then the girls could pick more. At the moment, it does feel prescribed, but I hope that more will appear, so it won't be...
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    New Programme - Discuss!

    But considering lots of leaders are complaining about the amount of time it will take to do the UMA's and SB's, that won't sit right. I may suggest to some of our girls that if they want to do a badge but don't have the space at home, they could come early (during brownies) and use another space...
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    Don't do as I do, do as I say?

    I think it is definitely worth an email to HQ pointing this out - maybe asking the question of whether you are in such a minority with only meeting for 1 hour, and whether it is acceptable to not do a couple of the steps to allow you to fit it in to 45 mins, which is then practical. To be...
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    Don't do as I do, do as I say?

    That is the thing - along with the time issues ( I know that meeting before would be too early, and lots of units have brownies straight afterwards) if there were more volunteers/rainbow groups as a whole, then girls could be in for 2 full years, and more adults could help keep track. It's the...