Crocodoodle

STAFF DEVELOPMENT POLICY

Staff development and training is an important part of extending our personal skills and for the continued improvement and development of the provision, thus leading to quality learning opportunities for all children.

AIMS

  • To improve the quality of learning experiences for all children.
  • To aid the pre-school in developing overall aims and principles.
  • For staff to develop professionally and increase their own knowledge.
  • For staff to share their experiences and knowledge with colleagues.
  • To enable staff to develop a personal career plan.
  • IDENTIFYING NEEDS

  • Through regular staff meetings, appraisals , peer observations and group monitoring tools.
  • Through the findings of OFSTED.
  • Through Development Matters in the EYFS and Statutory Framework.
  • Through our annual SEF and Pre-School Development Plan.
  • Through Business and Welfare Forums.
  • TYPES OF TRAINING

    Training may be …

  • In house – for all staff – “cascade training”
  • In house – for all staff – with outside agency
  • Individual members of staff attending extended courses leading to a recognised qualification eg. NVQ
  • Individual members of staff attending day courses, evening courses, workshops and conference days
  • Managers attending Business and Welfare forums
  • SENCO training
  • All staff will complete statutory training as required
  • Whilst every effort will be made for staff to undertake appropriate training, this will need to be within the financial restraints of the pre-school.

    POLICY REVIEWED JULY 2018- NEXT REVIEW DUE JULY 2019