Child protection learning and development opportunities
The Perth and Kinross CPC provide a wide range of free, highly evaluated, GIRFEC and Child Protection Learning and Development Opportunities which staff / volunteers from any agency or service in Perth and Kinross can apply. All courses are delivered on an inter-agency basis to support effective partnership working within and across services.
You can find the full programme of inter-agency GIRFEC and Child Protection learning and development opportunities within the Perth & Kinross CPC Annual Inter – Agency GIRFEC & Child Protection Learning and Development Programme 2018 – 2019 [521Kb]. Upcoming child protection and GIRFEC courses are also distributed locally by flyer and placed on the What's new in child protection? page.
Applications for all courses are managed via the Perth and Kinross Education and Children's Services Learning Hub (ECS Learning Hub) in compliance with the Perth & Kinross CPC: Protocol for the Allocation of Inter-Agency Child Protection Learning and Development Course Places 2018- 2021 [213Kb].
Should you wish to secure a place on any one of these GIRFEC and Child Protection learning and development training courses, PKC employees can access training through MyView, where you will be able to apply for courses through the 'Training Request' tab which will be available on your MyView home screen. Applications will then come directly to the ECS Learning Hub for action.
External applicants will be able to apply using the new application form which should be emailed to the ECS Learning Hub firstname.lastname@example.org. Details of how to apply will also be available on the learning hub.
If you are unable to complete an online application, please contact the ECS Learning Hub who will be happy to assist.
What learning and development course is right for me?
Please take a look at our Inter-Agency Child Protection Learning and Development Pathways [352Kb] document, which we think you will find helpful. This will guide you to which GIRFEC /Child Protection learning course(s) will best meet your needs and how you can continue your professional development in this field. This document sits within the Inter-agency child protection learning and development framework - 6 key documents relating to Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee's approach and commitment to Inter-Agency Child Protection Learning and Development.