Education provision

We offer a portfolio of quality assured professional development opportunities - including face to face courses across the UK and e-learnings - to support essential competences for paediatricians and other child health professionals. All courses are developed and delivered by experts in their field.

Our courses by theme

Education & Leadership

Quality Improvement


Clinical A-Z

E-learning resources

Compass: inspiring learning in child healthCompass - your online classroom

Sign in to your Compass account to access a range of courses, including materials for face-to-face courses that you are attending.

More about Compass and how to access it

Educational tools

The College supports several tools which may support your learning and development. These videos, presentations and booklets for UK-WHO growth charts, diagnosis of brain tumours, bacterial meningitis, infant feeding and assessment of acutely sick children.

More about these educational tools

Get involved

We are always working on exciting initiatives to support paediatric career progression and improve care and services. We welcome your ideas and participation.

What we are developing

How you can get involved

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