Advanced Unit Leaders Training Course


Kabul, Afghanistan

20 -26 May 2013

13-05-26 - Scouts Training


The ATC is designed to assist a Scout Leader develop insight into the adult leader’s role and competence in leading the adult team effectively, by providing him/her with a combination of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, methods, activities & program materials used in the Scout Section, so that the objectives of the NSO are met.

Course OBJECTIVES13-05-26 - Scouts Training1
At the end of AULTC,
the leaders will be able to:

  • Explain how the leader achieves the educational objectives of the Scout Section     to assist the development of th individual youth.
  • Explain the Scout Method by using Advancement Scheme & identify how to assist Scouts acquire the skills involved.

3. Explain the essential ingredients of the Program in Scout Section which includes: methods used, strategies developed, camp craft skills, risk management, manage a Troop Meeting, effective administration, problem solving, responsible leadership, effective communication, further training needs/personal development, resources & support available.

About the Course

The second series of advanced Unit Leaders Training Course was conducted at PARSA Scouts Training Centre in Kabul from 20th to 26th May 2013

With the establishment of Scout units in PARSA orphanages since 2009, an increase in Scout membership is evident. PARSA works with the government by coordinating Scouting activities and events with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Social Affairs and other non-government organizations in Afghanistan.

Orphanage Director General Said Abdullah Hashimi inaugurated the course. Also present at the ceremony were PARSA Executive Director Marnie Gustavson, Country Director Dr Mohd Yasin Farid, and other NGO representatives.

Due to various challenges, 28 participants are attending the course.

Mr Thian Hiong-Boon from the APR office as Course Leader faciliatated the course, assisted by Brajesh Kumar from India and supported by Scout executives of PARSA.

At the same function, Wood Badge certificates were awarded to seven Scout Leaders who have completed the requirements and are very active in Scouting.

At the opening ceremony, PARSA was presented with a plaque of appreciation for its continued collaboration with the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Asia-Pacific Office for the development of Scouting in Afghanistan