Education & Professional Development team

We develop and deliver the education and professional development portfolio to support and benefit paediatricians and child health professionals.

This includes a range of face-to-face and online education programmes, support tools, guidance and advice on careers, revalidation and CPD, and processing CPD approvals and endorsement of external programmes. We are responsible for the development of international education activity.

Our aims:

  • Provide a quality portfolio that meets the needs of the workforce, is educationally robust, value for money and positively impacts on practice fit with the college's strategic aims
  • Set the standards for excellent training and lifelong education of paediatricians in the UK and overseas, including career advice and support for members at all levels, from trainee to consultant
  • Facilitate the development of a knowledgeable and competent multi-disciplinary child health workforce by offering quality educational programmes

Recent content

Course

How to Manage: Gastroenterology

30 April 2019

Sheffield

This course provides delegates with an overview of the investigation and management of common GI presentations in children and young people. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss management and investigation of chronic diarrhoea, managing eating disorders and difficult constipation and how ...
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DCH Clinical exam preparation course

01 March 2019

London

This one-day course will familiarise you with the DCH (Diploma of Child Health) Clinical exam. You will gain a greater understanding of the assessment criteria, the key skills required and the pitfalls to avoid by focusing on exam technique and, through practice, how to approach each station.
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MRCPCH Clinical exam preparation course

17 December 2018

London

This one-day course is intended for candidates revising for their MRCPCH Clinical Exam in February 2019, but is recommended at any stage in your preparation. You will gain a greater understanding of the key skills required and the pitfalls to avoid. The course will focus on exam technique and prepar...
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Effective Educational Supervision

06 November 2018

Bristol

The course includes an introduction to educational supervision and updates on the new RCPCH assessment, plus interactive workshops on career advice, supporting doctors in difficulty, managing the able trainee and giving constructive feedback.