Social Media – A Powerful Tool


This session will look at how social media can be used as a communications tool, the breadth of potential it holds and benefits within a Guiding/Scouting context. It can be used across many levels and, following an overview and insight into the various platforms available, a focus will placed on the most popular and efficient, on content creation, engagement, and developing an action plan for social media.


This sessions will:

  • Communicate and present the wide breadth of social media platforms
  • Look at the legalities and potential shortfalls of using social media
  • Explore what makes a good social media post
  • Give you practical experience around the tools available to help you create a good social media presence
  • Help you create stories and devise communications plans
  • Enable participants to leave with a practical action plan for their association

This session will suit:

Participants with an interest in communications and social media. Previous experience in this field will be benficial, but is not essential.

Education and Youth Programme Governance and Development Roles Management of Adults
Location: Date: 5th November 2016 Time: 15:00 - 18:00