We had a great AGM yesterday with plenty of news from Elklan such as what everybody is doing, new courses, up-dates planned etc. Liz and Henrietta had lots to report and everybody was given the chance to talk about what they were doing with Elklan in their areas.
the NHS, many are set up as limited
companies or sole traders. There her
experiences of working and training both parents and staff within a social enterprise.
We discussed evaluation in general and shared ideas of how best to do this. We really need to show how Elklan change practice and the impact it has on SLT input in establishments were Elklan principles have been taken on board. How much quicker is it to deal with people who know what you are talking about, to whom you don’t have to take ages explaining ICW or Blank? This has a cost benefit and we must establish what this is.
there was a general The marking is putting some people off delivering accredited courses so there is now a marking service available.
Henrietta discussed the QCF, new courses and ELDP/Elklan while Liz introduced the new publications: SLIP to
support the under 5s and the primary courses. These are available on the website.
We’re going to have a separate part of the website for information about marketing your courses and businesses. I’ve already written about tenders and promoting courses. Claire from Shine asked about SEO, so that will be my next one.