The Edsential LOTC Advisory service offers high quality independent expertise in all aspects of educational visits giving teachers, headteachers, and employers peace of mind and assurance with a range of support packages, training and CPD for Multi-Academy Trusts, Academies, Federations, Independent Schools, and Free Schools.
- Independent expert advice, guidance, and support for educational visits
- Training for Teachers, Educational Visits Co-ordinators, Headteachers and Employers
- Access to advice, information, updates and news and resources
- Monitoring and approval (or non-approval as appropriate) of all residential, adventurous activities, water margin and overseas visits
The Edsential LOTC Advisory service is a one stop solution for educational visits, supporting schools in planning and monitoring and auditing educational visits both locally and overseas and giving employers the assurance that all advice is expert and independent. Our team of friendly, specialist education advisors will ensure school staff are happy and confident in the delivery of activities, whilst safeguarding schools in the knowledge that they have exceed statutory requirements and best practice for risk management and training.
Benefits to your organisation and establishment
All Edsential advisers are full members of the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel, which is the lead body for guidance, advice and training related to outdoor learning and educational visits in England and Wales, endorsed by the HSE and D of E. The team has a wealth of knowledge and experience in education, the outdoors and industry. This is your assurance that all advice, guidance, and training is independent, current and of high quality.
The Advice and Guidance service provides a robust and efficient system for educational visits for all educational establishments, using The EVOLVE software system all information is stored securely in an archive of visit information, and provides you with a ‘one stop shop’ to access a wide range of support materials and resources whilst enabling schools to demonstrate good practice to regulatory bodies regarding all learning outside the classroom activities.