Training and development opportunities (TADO)
These training and development opportunities include a selection of courses from our Language for Life Strategy, Special Educational Needs Training Certificate and Buddying Opportunities as well as additional courses to support the implementation of the Two Year Old Pilot.
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Please read the application process guidelines before submitting your application.
Peer to Peer Support Buddying
An alternative way to undertake training or CPD
The Peer to Peer Support Buddying Programme shares best practice, skills and knowledge from our experienced quality assured workforce across the county, and aims to provide a shadowing, mentoring and networking opportunity which allows you to:
Observe best practice
Further understand the roles of colleagues
Work in partnership
Access information and new learning
Develop a language rich environment
Support the work we do with our parents as partners.
A wide range of reading resources and research is available which will assist you in your role within the early years and childcare sector.
There are also Owner/Manager Briefings and Early Years Foundation Stage Networks to ensure that you are kept well informed with current changes to legislation and key matters.
For your own ongoing CPD, it is advisable to attend regular training to keep up-to-date with developments and practice.
Common assessment framework
The common assessment framework (CAF) is a holistic assessment tool that can be used by all services working with children and young people to offer Early Help.
There is a range of training available to professionals to help them with the CAF.