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Look for tools and different ways to go! To support National Scout Organisations in their mission GPS offers practical tools designed to guide and support you along the way to find the best options to answer your specific needs and reality.
Step 1 – Educational Proposal
Use them to support leaders in identifying the necessary steps to review or develop your NSO’s Educational Proposal.
Use it to control the most important aspects and variables involved in the process and identify the actions to take.
Use it to establish a diagnostic to find if the Educational Proposal meets the needs of a wide spectrum of society.
Use it to get direction on how to create a roadmap.
Use it to assess the validity of your NSO’s Educational Proposal.
Use it to identify situations, difficulties, and solutions that arise during the process.
Use it to guide the analysis of the findings obtained and select the topics to be included.
Use it to identify the responsibilities for your NSO to meet the challenges identified in the diagnostic process.
Use it to understand the concept of departure profile and analyse the criteria to consider.
Use it to facilitate the process for a collective analysis.
Step 2 – Areas of personal Growth
Use it to formulate the educational priorities for each area of personal growth.
Step 3 – Final Educational Competencies
Use it to write the final competencies for each area of personal growth, using previously identified educational priorities as a basis.
Step 4 – Stages of Development and Age Sections
Use it to evaluate the age division that currently exists in your NSO
Use it to promote a reflection on the criteria used to set the minimum and maximum ages in a Youth Programme.
Use it to obtain relevant information to make an informed decision regarding the age sections of your Youth Programme
Use it to set up your NSO’s age sections
Step 5 – Section Educational Competencies
Use it to guide your NSOs on how to write the section educational competencies
Step 6 – Learning Opportunities
Use it to explore the concept of “reference activities” and analyse their importance in an innovative and quality-improving strategy for the Youth Programme
Use it to understand the characteristics of a good educational activity
Step 7 – The Scout Method
Use it to analyse the validity of the symbolic framework in your NSO
Step 8 – Personal Progressive Scheme
Use it to think about the fundamental definitions on which you can build the personal progression scheme for all age sections
Use it to identify the fundamental characteristics on which the personal progression scheme should be built
Preparing the Journey
Use it as a starting point to reflect and make the decision to carry out a process of reviewing your NSO’s Youth Programme.
Reviewing the Youth Programme
Use it to identify and establish a connection between the main events that occurred at the social level in your country and those that occurred in your NSO.