Then you might wish to become the next AAPT Council student representative
The AAPT Council has a co-opted seat available - that of the Student Representative. We are very grateful for the outgoing Student Rep Gemma Norburn MAAPT who has excelled in providing a voice for student APTs given this is a very difficult time for many trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do not fear, Gemma will also remain co-opted whilst you settle into the role, and for the foreseaable future the AAPT Council are meeting over Zoom.
The main purpose of the role:
To liaise with Centre provider of APT qualifications at North Tees to promote AAPT with the possibility of speaking to students as an introduction to AAPT upon commencing training programmes
To liaise with students on all training courses by means of joining various student networks currently in operation
To report back to the AAPT Council on a regular basis of student concerns / compliments and progress with APT qualifications – face to face & written report
To be involved in relevant committees as the student representative to promote the student voice and provide signposting to events of interest that would support student learning
To be a regular contributor to AAPT news forums – website / Facebook & Twitter – promote good news stories of students achievements
To signpost students with specific concerns / ideas or improvements to committees within the current AAPT structure
To attend the Annual Educational Event (possibly have a student rep table / area)
To promote the online AAPT CPD portfolio
To participate in AAPT careers webinar events
If you would like to express an interest, email the AAPT Secretary by no later than 8th January 2021 and tell us a little bit more about how and why you fulfil the role.