CPD Package Content and Aims
Aims of the LINC CPD for INCOs Programme
To equip participants in their role as Inclusion Coordinators (INCOs) with the requisite knowledge(s), practices and values to lead inclusion in early learning and care (ELC) settings and to support the implementation of the Better Start Access and Inclusion (AIM) Model.
To offer participants strategies and supports to enable them to respond appropriately to ensure that all children can access and fully participate in ELC settings.
To support participants in developing family, professional and community partnerships that contribute to the creation of inclusive ELC settings.
To support participants in the development of Communities of Practice that provide fora for ELC practitioners to create inclusive ELC settings.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can register?
All graduates of the Level 6 Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years (LINC) Programme (2016-2020) can register for the LINC CPD for INCOs Programme.
What do I need to register?
Required registration details include: Name, Email Address, PPS Number and Mobile Telephone Number. You should be aware of our Data Protection and Data Collection Notice.
When will the CPD Programme start?
The first CPD package, Communities of Practice in Early Learning and Care, will be released in May 2021. Registered participants will receive information on how to access the content closer to the release date.
How many packages are there in the CPD Programme and how long will they take to complete?
There will be six packages in total and each module will contain 10 hours of content (60 hours in total over the next three years). Participants will be able to progress at a pace that suits them.
Is there a cost?
It is free of charge to participate in this CPD Programme.
How will it be delivered?
The CPD programme will be delivered 100% online via the Moodle platform. This is the same platform used to deliver the LINC Level 6 Programme so graduates will be familiar with how the platform operates.
Is the Programme accredited?
No. Participants will be able to download a certificate at the end of each completed package but these will not count towards a qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications.