Online: e-Bug Training Module for Educators
e-Bug have developed free online training for educators on e-Bug and the resources. The aim of the training is to teach educators about e-Bug, provide educators with confidence on how to use the e-Bug resources and discover what e-Bug has to offer.
The training module is approved by the Royal Society of Biology and upon completion of the training and evaluation survey you will be awarded a certificate with 3 CPD points. We are currently offering a £5 high street gift voucher for those educators who complete the training and evaluation survey. Click here for more information on the online e-Bug Training Module for Educators.
e-Bug Approved Educator Training
e-Bug have developed face-to-face train the trainer sessions for educators called “e-Bug Approved Educator Training”. The free half day training aims to give educators the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach about important health topics using e-Bug resources and to see the e-Bug activities in action.
Upon attending the “e-Bug Approved Educator Training” and passing the short multiple choice test you will be an “Approved e-Bug Educator”. Your name will appear on the e-Bug website as one of the e-Bug approved educators, valid for one year, and you will be provided with a CPD certificate.
Click here for more information on the “e-Bug Approved Educator Training”.
Train the Trainer: Beat the Bugs
e-Bug have developed a six week community hygiene and self-care course called Beat the Bugs. The course is designed to be delivered by community groups to community groups and aims to increase awareness and change behaviour around hygiene, self-care and antibiotic use.
e-Bug have developed Beat the Bugs Train the Trainer sessions which are delivered face-to-face to learn about the six fun, visual and interactive sessions that the course covers: an introduction to microbes, hand and respiratory hygiene, food hygiene, oral hygiene, antibiotics and a final session on self-care.
The training aims to provide community leaders with the knowledge, confidence and skills to deliver the Beat the Bugs course.
The training is suitable for anyone who works in community or school settings i.e. teacher, school nurse, community nurse, girl guiding leader, scout leader, youth group leader, community outreach leaders etc.
Upon attending the Beat the Bugs Train the Trainer and passing the short multiple choice test you will become an “Approved Beat the Bugs Trainer”. Your name will appear on the Beat the Bugs website as one of the Beat the Bugs approved trainers, valid for one year, and you will be provided with a CPD certificate.
Click here for more information on “Beat the Bugs” or for more information on our next course please email e-Bug@phe.gov.uk