Our pool of trainers (around 50 accredited members - data from January 2015) on a national level provides next competences and skills:
ability to manage different groups of Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, teamwork and team-leading abilities, ability of public speaking and rhetoric, excellence communication skills, knowledge about the developmental characteristics of young adults, expert knowledge in the field of didactics, pedagogy and andragogy, knowledge and application of methods of working with young adults, to deliver mentoring and personal monitoring to young adults
knowledge and experiences of strategic, project and educational planning, process of implementation and evaluation of guide and scout activities, administrative and financial management activities, the ability to recognize and analyse the needs of young participants and answering to that needs, ability to use, prepare and create various materials (minutes, reports, technical literature), critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills
specialized expertise in the field of Guiding and Scouting and Scout method, adaptability - always prepared for different (also unexpected) situations on trainings.
adaptability to different, awareness about the importance of global issues and millennium development goals together with post MDG’s agenda, experiences with work in multicultural groups, preparing and leading multicultural and international projects and events
Slovenian Guides and Scouts trainers are trying very hard to ensure equal appearance of genders (endeavour to ensure mix-gender pairs of leaders, mentors and trainers for each programme, project, event, method building) on all phases in a period of young person’s active guide/scout life. They are aware that each age group identifies different personal and social needs in terms of gender issues and that these needs changes also through time not only according to age group.