Its over nine months to go to the next meeting of Scouting Ireland’s National Council, yet attention is already turning to who will be seeking election at that meeting, scheduled to take place in Dublin’s RDS.
A full 50% of the associations National Management Committee are due to retire. Focus is now shifting to who might take their place.
Continue reading The Campaign Trail
Scouting Ireland have announced the establishment of a National Management Committee sponsored ‘Governance Committee’, charged with putting together robust governance structures for the association.
This is a welcome development.
Continue reading Scouting Ireland and Governance
The amiable and popular Chief Commissioner of the Scout Association in the United Kingdom recently highlighted on his blog (link below) the 5% of his time spent dealing with adult related disputes.
Wayne Bulpitt’s demeanor and approach to such disputes is clearly impressive, given many scouters in Ireland involved in managing such disputes might apportion a higher percentage of their time to such pursuits.
Continue reading Do Scouters need a union?