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Common Core of Skills, Knowledge & Understanding and Values for the "Children's Workforce" in Scotland, 18/06/12 [S]

The Scottish Government has published information on the skills, knowledge & understanding and values that every worker should demonstrate if they work with children, young people and families in Scotland.

The skills, knowledge and understanding are described as “essential characteristics” and are set out in two contexts; relationships with children, young people and families and relationships between workers.

The vast majority of workers will have a range of skills, knowledge and understanding far more comprehensive than that described in the Common Core. They may also have values that they view as particular to their profession or which are set by regulatory bodies. The Common Core is not an attempt to water down or replace the important skills, knowledge and understanding and values that workers possess and demonstrate but rather to strengthen that which is universal across all workers.

For full details see the Common Core of Skills, Knowledge & Understanding and Values for the "Children's Workforce" in Scotland which is available from the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

Common Core of Skills, Knowledge & Understanding and Values for the "Children's Workforce" in Scotland