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Number of topics: 4

Understand how to keep children safe with this Scotland: Introduction to Child Protection course. This online course will give you extra reassurance and confidence in your practice to recognise signs of harm and protect children.

Course key topics:

  • Legislation relating to child protection
  • Types of child abuse
  • Recognising the signs of abuse and what to do next
  • Child abuse in specific circumstances
  • How to report concerns and handle disclosures

Number of topics: 2

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Summarise the main characteristics of the Curriculum for Excellence
  • Apply the principles of active learning to their planning for children’s needs and development
  • Adapt and design appropriate resources and activities to suit the characteristics and needs of young children of different ages
  • Demonstrate the importance of planning, observing, assessing and evaluating the needs of children for their development
  • Explain the importance and benefits of child led planning.

Number of topics: 2

Improve your self-evaluation through your understanding of the How Good is Our Early Learning and Childcare document.

What will I learn?

This short online course will help you understand the ‘How Good is Our Early Learning and Childcare?’ document, enabling you to produce effective self-evaluations, leading to higher standards of provision for the children.

Key topics:

  • Explore what self-evaluation is
  • Learn how the Quality Indicators are categorised
  • Understand the content of each quality indicator
  • Use ‘How Good Is Our Early Learning and Childcare’ to plan for self-evaluation in your setting.

Number of topics: 4

This online course will support you to develop an overall understanding of the practice guidance “Realising the Ambition: Being Me”. It can serve as a refresh of knowledge or for new starts to give an introduction to all the key concepts. It will encourage you to consider how the guidance will impact upon your own practice and knowledge and how you can apply your knowledge to your practice. It will also support you to identify areas that need further training.