Early Learners uses Virtual College to access free and paid online courses. By registering you will have access to a range of free e-learning courses in subjects such as Safeguarding Children, Health and Well-Being and Careers Advice. Click on the 'take-a-look' button to see a selection of some of the most popular free online courses they offer.
Free courses include:
Awareness of Forced Marriage
Get Moving, Get Healthy
Keep Them Safe: Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
Short courses are designed to support our employees continuous professional development, whether you’re just starting out in a career in the early years sector, or are an experienced childcare professional. Further to this training our childcare managers are here to support you step-by-step to ensure you have a full understanding. If you have any questions or require help please contact them.
Our Local Safeguarding Boards
These links serve several functions:
Help develop safeguarding policies and procedures
Raising awareness of safeguarding amongst staff, children and families and the public
Monitoring and evaluating safeguarding arrangements and advising on improvement
Participating in the planning of services
Undertaking Serious Case Reviews and advising on lessons to be learnt