New European module of Certificate Course launched
19th June 2015

Professional Development Programme 

European Certificate Course for Boarding Staff 



Venue: Part 1 of the European Certificate course for boarding staff will be held at Aiglon College, Switzerland. 

Dates for Part 1 : Day 1 & 2: 21,22 September 

                                Day 3 & 4: 12,13 January 

                                Day 5: 2 June 

Cost: Each part of the course costs £730 (non-member fee £910). This fee comprises of a Roehamton University registration and certification fee and the cost for each course study day 

What are the Course Objectives?

  •  to raise awareness of key issues of importance to boarding;
  •  to increase confidence and competence (especially for those with little boarding experience);
  •  to bring boarding staff up to date with recent changes and developments;
  •  to provide opportunities to share experience and good practice with colleagues;
  •  to encourage reflection and critical evaluation of boarding practice and professional issues;
  •  to provide opportunities to study and develop expertise in specific areas of interest;
  •  to contribute towards school improvement and raising standards of pastoral care and welfare;
  •  to enhance a professional career path in boarding;
  •  to provide a university qualification in recognition of successful completion of the courses.: 


Click here for further information and an application form


Staff wishing to enrol on any of these courses should send their Application Form and the School Support/ Mentor proforma to:

Liz McDonald
Training Administrator 

Tel: +44 (0)207 798 1580
Fax: +44 (0)207 798 1581

Boarding Schools’ Association
4th Floor
134 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9SA


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