- The SYHA are the second member to take advantage of the 50% discount for the first five Scottish Members. This leaves just three places for this one off deal!
- We’re currently working with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk to produce a suite of three new e-learning courses focusing on the importance of early child development. The first course will look at the topic of Brain Development, focusing particularly on the importance of early years experiences as providing the neural platform on which later experiences throughout life build.
- After working with us to review both the GIRFEC and Level2 Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect courses, Sally Anderson, Dundee CCPC’s Staff Development Officer has now launched their online learning. Dundee CCPC plan to promote these e-learning courses primarily at the third sector, providing additional learning and development opportunities to voluntary and not-for-profit organisations in the Dundee area.
- Hi, I’m Ellie, I’ve been working for Virtual College for over a year, helping to implement e-learning in child protection organisations in England and Wales. In August I was delighted to be given opportunity to work with organisations in Scotland and Northern Ireland working as an Account Manager for the Child Protection e-Academy from my Belfast base.
- Child Protection in Scotland and Sexual Exploitation: Getting it right for every child - Edinburgh, 30 January 2013We will be attending the Child Protection in Scotland and Sexual Exploitation: Getting it right for every child conference in Edinburgh on 30 January 2013.
- Featured in this months newsletter: A £2000 charity donation to help Waverley care support children effected by AIDS Our free suite of courses for NEETs that fits with the MCMC inititaive Details of our GIRFEC and Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect e-learning courses 50% off membership
- The Child Protection e-Academy’s donation is being used to support Youth Scotland’s (Involvement Training) IT programme which has been devised for young people between the ages of 14 and 18. Its aim is to be a structured first step to developing young people as leaders in their own communities.
- To recognise achieving another major milestone of 600,000 learners, Virtual College, the Child Protection e-Academy’s parent company, has launched an initiative to offer free e-learning courses to those Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEETs).
We are currently planning a FREE child protection seminar in Scotland early in the New Year.
In order to make the event as relevant as possible for the child protection community in Scotland we thought we'd ask you what you thought were the most pressing issues you’d like to see covered.