Education and careers

We are a specialty that is rewarding, varied and where you can make a huge impact. As your College we're by your side from pre-med to retirement and wherever you career as a paediatrician takes you. Learn more about how we can help your development.
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Whether you're just starting to consider a medical career or are ready to apply for specialty training, we invite you to explore our guides, members' blogs and videos - and see how you can #ChoosePaediatrics

Our new two-level, run through specialty training programme starts in summer 2023. Building on our Progress curriculum (which launched in 2018), Progress+ will be flexible, fulfilling and fit-for-purpose.

Our FAQs, 'principle of the month' series and other resources outline what to expect from future updates to the curriculum.

News about education and careers


The national PAFTA winners 2022

Chair of the Trainees’ Committee, Dr Laura Kelly is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s national PAFTAs, celebrating paediatric training achievements across the UK.

Our learning platform is changing: what users need to do

RCPCH Learning will be our new learning management system, replacing RCPCH Compass later this summer. The improved user experience will allow you to easily access all of our learning resources, including online learning, webinars and educational podcasts.
President's blog

Improving the working lives of paediatricians - President's blog

Feeling valued and a sense of belonging is critical to good workplace culture, which is why our EDI work is so important. Camilla reflects on the collaboration and energy of our working group, alongside a range of College activity.