Professional development

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Practitioners can enhance their professional development using information on qualifications provided by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Information on upcoming events including conferences, workshops and training events can assist in development.

Qualifications and registration

Find out how to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.

Pre-Birth to Three - National Guidance CPD support

This presentation supports the implementation of the national guidance 'Pre-Birth to Three: Positive Outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families'.


Obtain information to aid learning and research in your continuing professional development.

Further reading

Links to articles to support professional development.

Other websites

  • Working in early years and childcare

    Advice from the Scottish Social Services Council for people considering a career in childhood practice or who are looking for advice on how to progress in their careers.

  • Children in Scotland

    Find details of workshops, short courses and seminars around Scotland.