The Children and Young People's Development Council (CWDC), has developed a set of visions and principles for induction for all those who work with children, young people and families in England.
These visions and principles for induction are to bring the children and young people's workforce towards a common understanding and direction on induction.
The aim is to establish an expectation that everyone in the workforce should have an induction based on the common core of skills and knowledge for the children's workforce (the common core of skills and knowledge), tailored appropriately to their role and setting.The Common Core of Skills and Knowledge for the children's workforce sets out the basic skills and knowledge needed by all people (including volunteers), whose work brings them into regular contact with children, young people and their families. The skills and knowledge are described under six main headings:
For more information visit the Children's Workforce Development Council (External Website).
The use of a blended learning approach to try and meet the need of a vast and varied workforce. There is an initial online module followed by a two day course covering CAF and other areas. The online module will be available form the end of June 2013. Face to face training will begin in September 2013.
This is the start of the journey for those coming new into the workforce or wants to start the path into professional qualification; we are all here to improve outcomes for children and young people, why not be the first to be part of the evolution of the children's workforce?