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SKILLS FOR CHANGE TRAINING RESOURCES 

 

Download specific training resources from the Skills for Change programme here on a variety of topics. This training can be delivered to students' association staff and officers, as well as students. 

 

RESOURCES AVAILABLE: 

Overview of sessions

Overview of the eight Skills For Change training sessions.

 

1 CAMPAIGNS WHERE TO START adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes. Session 1: campaigning – where to start In this introductory session, students will have the opportunity to get to know each other and their trainers. They will identify problems and solutions to those problems.

 

1 CAMPAIGNS WHERE TO START slides

Slides Session 1: campaigning – where to start In this introductory session, students will have the opportunity to get to know each other and their trainers. They will identify problems and solutions to those problems.

 

1 CAMPAIGNS WHERE TO START tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes - pdf Session: campaigning – where to start In this introductory session, students will have the opportunity to get to know each other and their trainers. They will identify problems and solutions to those problems.

 

2 PLANNING A CAMPAIGN campaign chain cards

Campaign Chain cards Session 2: Planning a campaign In this session, students will build upon their vision statement from the last session to create a measurable campaign aim. They will explore the steps in planning a campaign and begin to plan their campaign using these steps.

 

2 PLANNING A CAMPAIGN effective campaign aims

Effective Campaign Aims worksheet Session 2: Planning a campaign In this session, students will build upon their vision statement from the last session to create a measurable campaign aim. They will explore the steps in planning a campaign and begin to plan their campaign using these steps.

 

2 PLANNING A CAMPAIGN slides

Slides. Session 2: Planning a campaign In this session, students will build upon their vision statement from the last session to create a measurable campaign aim. They will explore the steps in planning a campaign and begin to plan their campaign using these steps.

 

2 PLANNING A CAMPAIGN tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes - pdf Session 2: Planning a campaign In this session, students will build upon their vision statement from the last session to create a measurable campaign aim. They will explore the steps in planning a campaign and begin to plan their campaign using these steps.

 

3 MOBILISING SUPPORT adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes. Session 3: Mobilising support In this session, students will identify their campaign team and how to get other key campaigners on board. They will practise communicating their campaign to students to overcome ‘apathy’.

 

3 MOBILISING SUPPORT campaign team matrix

Campaign Team Matrix handout Session 3: Mobilising support In this session, students will identify their campaign team and how to get other key campaigners on board. They will practise communicating their campaign to students to overcome ‘apathy’.

 

3 MOBILISING SUPPORT slides

Slides Session 3: Mobilising support In this session, students will identify their campaign team and how to get other key campaigners on board. They will practise communicating their campaign to students to overcome ‘apathy’.

 

3 MOBILISING SUPPORT tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes pdf Session 3: Mobilising support In this session, students will identify their campaign team and how to get other key campaigners on board. They will practise communicating their campaign to students to overcome ‘apathy’.

 

4 USING DIGITAL MEDIA adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes Session 4: Using digital media This session aims to encourage participants to think about the use of digital media in campaigns. They will be given tips on how to use digital media most effectively and begin to apply this learning.

 

4 USING DIGITAL MEDIA handout

Handout Session 4: Using digital media This session aims to encourage participants to think about the use of digital media in campaigns. They will be given tips on how to use digital media most effectively and begin to apply this learning.

 

4 USING DIGITAL MEDIA slides

Slides Session 4: Using digital media This session aims to encourage participants to think about the use of digital media in campaigns. They will be given tips on how to use digital media most effectively and begin to apply this learning.

 

4 USING DIGITAL MEDIA tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes pdf Session 4: Using digital media This session aims to encourage participants to think about the use of digital media in campaigns. They will be given tips on how to use digital media most effectively and begin to apply this learning.

 

5 POWER MAPPING adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes Power mapping In this session, students will identify the decision maker, influencers and allies associated with this campaign. They will map the amount of power that each of these people have and plan who to begin targeting.

 

5 POWER MAPPING power analysis

Power Analysis worksheet Session 5: Power mapping In this session, students will identify the decision maker, influencers and allies associated with this campaign. They will map the amount of power that each of these people have and plan who to begin targeting.

 

5 POWER MAPPING slides

Slides Session 5: Power mapping In this session, students will identify the decision maker, influencers and allies associated with this campaign. They will map the amount of power that each of these people have and plan who to begin targeting.

 

5 POWER MAPPING tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes pdf Session 5: Power mapping In this session, students will identify the decision maker, influencers and allies associated with this campaign. They will map the amount of power that each of these people have and plan who to begin targeting.

 

6 LOBBYING adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes. Session 6: Lobbying In this session, students will identify the components of a winning argument and practise making their winning argument to key targets. They will find out the most effective ways to lobby MPs.

 

6 LOBBYING slides

Slides Session 6: Lobbying In this session, students will identify the components of a winning argument and practise making their winning argument to key targets. They will find out the most effective ways to lobby MPs.

 

6 LOBBYING tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes Session 6: Lobbying In this session, students will identify the components of a winning argument and practise making their winning argument to key targets. They will find out the most effective ways to lobby MPs.

 

7 HOT OFF THE PRESS how to write a press release

How to write a press release Session 7: Hot off the press In this session, students will find out how to use the media to help them achieve their campaign aim. They will practice writing a press release and get some interview tips.

 

7 HOT OFF THE PRESS media guide

Media guide Session 7: Hot off the press In this session, students will find out how to use the media to help them achieve their campaign aim. They will practice writing a press release and get some interview tips.

 

7 HOT OFF THE PRESS slides

Slides Session 7: Hot off the press In this session, students will find out how to use the media to help them achieve their campaign aim. They will practice writing a press release and get some interview tips.

 

7 HOT OFF THE PRESS tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes pdf Session 7: Hot off the press In this session, students will find out how to use the media to help them achieve their campaign aim. They will practice writing a press release and get some interview tips.

 

8 EVALUATE EVALUATE EVALUATE adaptable tutor notes

Adaptable tutor notes Session 8: Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate This session will provide students with an understanding of the importance of monitoring and evaluation and how they can apply this to their campaign planning.

 

8 EVALUATE EVALUATE EVALUATE handout

Monitoring and Evaluation Handout Session 8: Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate This session will provide students with an understanding of the importance of monitoring and evaluation and how they can apply this to their campaign planning.

 

8 EVALUATE EVALUATE EVALUATE slides

Slides. Session 8: Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate This session will provide students with an understanding of the importance of monitoring and evaluation and how they can apply this to their campaign planning.

 

8 EVALUATE EVALUATE EVALUATE tutor notes pdf

Tutor notes pdf Session 8: Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate This session will provide students with an understanding of the importance of monitoring and evaluation and how they can apply this to their campaign planning.

 

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