Professional development

Audience School staff, Foster carers, Social workers, Early years practitioners
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain the main principles of professional development
  • Outline how working with others is important in reviewing and prioritising learning needs
  • professional interests and development opportunities
  • Describe key concepts in adult learning including different adult learning styles
  • Identify the key elements of self-reflective learning and guided learning in professional development.
  • Consider an appropriate model of professional reflection and how this could promote improved ways of working

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key components in a professional development programme
  • Be able to develop skills in reflective practice