Achieving Gold

The third stage of RRSA

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Reflect on your Rights Respecting journey and plan future school development.

Explore ways of developing and embedding your rights respecting practice and discover practical ways to meet the RRSA standards to be ready for your Gold: Rights Respecting accreditation.

Achieving Gold aims to deepen your understanding of rights respecting values and global citizenship. You will have the opportunity to explore key outcomes at Gold and share good practice. It is suitable for strategic leads in schools that have achieved the second stage of the Award, Silver: Rights Aware, and are working towards the final stage of the Award, Gold: Rights Respecting.

Objectives are:

  • To deepen your understanding of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • To develop your knowledge and understanding of:
  1. Equity, dignity and wellbeing
  2. Pupil voice and participation
  3. Global citizenship and sustainable development in the context of a Gold: Rights Respecting School.
  • To review and develop your planning for Gold.
  • To become confident about the accreditation process.

Course duration: 3 hours (1:30 – 4:30pm)

Cost: This training is included in your membership fee and is free for state primary and secondary schools in Scotland. If your school has not paid your membership fee, training costs are £210 per participant. Please note that if you are unable to attend the course and request a refund you may only receive a partial refund due to a change in Eventbrite’s charges. Contact [email protected] for more details.

Platform: Sessions will take place online, via Microsoft Teams. You will not need to download any special software to access, you will be able to join the session through your web browser. Please do ensure you have access to a working camera and microphone as all our training is interactive. If you’re experiencing any technical issues, please contact 0207 375 6059 or [email protected].

2024 dates:


13th June

Lots of really practical ideas to take away. Delivered with a competent, professional manner. Really enjoyed today- reinforced what we are doing is right.
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