CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SHORT COURSES

We can offer a variety of short CPD courses for you and your staff, some of which are accredited meaning you could take your credits with you to build on them with further modules. These are some of our more popular CPD areas. If you can’t see what you’re looking for, contact us on: esw.cpd@bcu.ac.uk and we can advise on what we could offer or develop for you.

SEND Modules

These modules will help you get a get a good grounding in special educational needs, disability and inclusion at postgraduate level, as well as broaden and challenge your existing knowledge.

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Mentoring

In all BCU ITE programmes we offer a tiered approach to Mentoring Professional Development. Our BCU Partnership with mentors offers, new BCU ITE Curriculum and structures, development and useful support. 

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Specialist subject knowledge training

Teacher Specialist Subject Training (TSST) is offered to school partners and Teaching School Alliance hubs. It is highly flexible training offered to QTS participants.

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Best Interest Assessor

The programme of study is relevant to all practitioners who work with adults in a Health and Social Care setting who have a condition that may affect their mental capacity and decision making.

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Social Work Practice Educator

The Social Work Practice Educator Training Programme has been developed into two standalone 20 credit modules for Stage 1 or Stage 2, at level 7 (Masters).

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Advanced Strengths Based Practice

This course is an excellent opportunity for qualified social workers to engage in continuous professional development and to explore the key concept of strengths-based practice.

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Introduction to Special Educational Needs

On this course you will examine transformative pedagogy and learning to ensure students with special educational needs and disabilities meet their full potential.

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