There has never been a more exciting, dynamic, sometimes challenging time to be working in ELC as the entire sector in Scotland experiences transformational change. As part of the workforce, you are making a fundamental contribution as you continue to deliver outstanding early learning and childcare services as the industry shapes itself for the future, with quality, flexibility, accessibility and affordability at its core.
This area is dedicated to the ELC workforce and in ensuring that opportunities for your continued professional development are accessible. The ELC Academy will be sharing details of available training in the area, updates on emerging research and best practice, plus offer opportunities to gain recognition for your own achievements through initiatives like the ELC Academy Awards.
The ambition is to develop a community of practice, establishing a dialogue between stakeholders to the industry where good practice can be shared, so if you have any thoughts or suggestions on content you would like to see, please contact us.
Shared resources and useful tips from other ELC practitioners
and training providers
eBook training – this learning resource uses interactive PDF forms to let you record your activity when completing tasks. These forms will help you evidence your application of what you have learned.
Open Badges – an Open Badge is available to anybody working in social services who has used the above app as part of their learning. Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement.
CALA Learning and Development menu – provides a summary outline of the full and half day courses available from the Care and Learning Alliance. If you would like further detail, please phone 01463 222569.
Planning in the moment training materials in Aberdeen City by Anna Ephgrave. This training material should not be reproduced and is for personal use by those who attended training and use with colleagues only.