Invitation to the Opening Session of the World Scout Academy on 20 June 2020
Reference is made to WOSM Circular No. 25/2020 inviting the leadership of your respective NSOs to attend the Opening Session of the World Scout Academy on Saturday, 20 June 2020, from 12h00 to 13h30 GMT and will be open to the leadership of NSOs through advance registration. Please find below the important details worth noting.
Who can participate in the Opening Session?
We would like to invite you to share this invitation at your earliest convenience with the leadership of your National Scout Organization/National Scout Association (NSO), and select up to 5 participants (Chief Commissioners, Chief Executives, International Commissioners, Programme Commissioners, Training Commissioners, etc.) who will attend on behalf of your NSO.
What to expect at the Opening Session?
The Opening Session will feature panel discussions with WOSM and NSO leadership, featuring some of the exciting examples of how WOSM and NSOs have adapted their work to the evolving worldwide health crisis. The different panels will also include an opportunity for questions & answers with participants, as well as other online engagement opportunities. More information and a schedule of speakers will become available in the lead-up to the Opening Session on https://learning.scout.org.
How can you attend the Opening Session?
Registration to attend the Opening Session needs to be done individually through https://learning.scout.org/; select the Opening Session and follow the steps provided. Participants will be required to identify themselves, including their role in their NSO. We will contact you for confirmation in case we note a name that does not match our records in the World Scouting Directory.
We highly encourage you to attend the Opening Session of the World Scout Academy on 20 June 2020 and participate in a series of learning opportunities which will equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills to successfully lead your organizations and facilitate Scouting in the new societal realities after the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect your usual cooperation and support.
Thanks and regards.
Yours in Scouting,
J. Rizal C. Pangilinan