Manager & Supporter. Meeting the Challenges

Date: 2nd March 2024 Between: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: Teignbridge HQ LTM: Chris Solway
Meeting the Challenges is one of the Manager & Supporter Skills courses and provides managers and supporters with the skills and tools to manage and support their teams within Scouting.

What we cover on the course.


Course criteria

  • Identify causes of conflict and define appropriate strategies to resolve it.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s dispute, suspension and complaints procedures in an effective manner to real situations.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s safeguarding procedures to real situations.
  • Carry out challenging reviews.
  • Prioritise the different challenges faced in their role.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.

Before the course.

Independent Learning


The following Independent Learning Units are recommended as pre-course learning but only if relevant to your role:

  • Getting the Word Out
  • Dealing with Difficult Situations
  • Enabling Change
  • Financial and Physical Resources
  • Decision Making

About the course.

This F2F course will be run at Teignbridge District HQ, Newton Abbot. (See map at the bottom of the page).

This is a one-day course and sessions start at 09.30 and will consist of interactive whole group learning sessions, small group work & individual reflection. All sessions throughout the day will be supported by group facilitators and trainers.

A small amount of homework will need to be completed after the course.

Refreshments will be provided, please bring your own lunch!

Any additional information will be sent to you before the event.

Please don’t hesitate & register below, as course numbers will be limited.

Your tutors for this course will be Chris Solway, Martyn Drew, Luke Aris & Emma Pacey.

Meeting the Challenges

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Contact Us!

Teignbridge HQ

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls