A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
Short Course / CPD
Within 3 months, comprising weekly teaching plus self-directed study time.
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
January and bespoke options available
This module is aimed at people with experience as participants in or facilitators of children and young people’s participation; staff for whom individual or group participation in decision making is an element of their job role; and, graduates with a clear interest in children and young people’s participation.
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
This module aims to develop in students a critical appreciative awareness of children and young people’s lives and their participation. It engages students in exploring the role of international and national policies, agencies and practices in shaping childhood and child participation . By comparing and contrasting the experiences of children internationally it question the extent to which understandings of child participation are universal and it provides the opportunity to learn from international examples of excellence. The module encourages students to consider the implications of global perspectives on children’s participation for developing their own practice.
Topics covered include:
20 Credit Module at Level 7
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For full details of the Centre for CPD's offering and progression routes please visit www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
This module is also a core module (mandatory module) on the MA Contemporary Practice with Children and Young People. For full details including fees for this course route please visit the course webpage.
For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.To apply to undertake this module under the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s Centre for CPD offering, please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted. You will be advised to apply through the University Online Application System. Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support. Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
This module can be delivered on site for groups of staff, to help meet your workforce development needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
To apply to undertake the MA Contemporary Practice with Children and Young People, please follow the instructions on the course webpage.