Scout Leaders in Maldives undergo Basic Unit Leaders Training Course
A Basic Unit Leaders Training Course (BULTC) was conducted by the Scout Association of Maldives in Haa Dhaalu Kulhudhuffushi for the country’s Northern Region. According to the Association, the course commenced on January 2, Wednesday, with 29 Scout Leaders from ten different schools. The training course was conducted by members of National Training Team, with some assistance from local trainers in the region.
Ashraf Waheed, SAM’s Public Relations Commissioner, they are mobilising Scout Leaders with higher training to help them out in preparing younger leaders for the task ahead. “This is the first of the four training courses for Scout Leaders scheduled throughout the year. We are training our Scour Leaders with the necessary technical knowledge in establishing and managing Scout troops for Cub Scouts, Scouts, and Rover Scouts section. These trainings are necessary so that our leaders may properly guide our Scouts, and eventually help them comb through the advancement process.”
The course concluded on January 6. Separate courses are scheduled to be held in February and March for the central and southern regions, and an Advanced Unit Leaders Training Course to be conducted on April.
(With stories from Mohamed Luth Ibrahim Ziyau, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader of Iskandhar Scout Group, Scout Association of Maldives)