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Children and young people

CWDC is short for...
Children's Workforce Development Council

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You can help to shape the future by having your say and letting us know what you think about stuff... What's good about the people who work with you? What could be better? What do you think about the work we are doing? Email us...

Page updated: 23 September 2011

What are skills?

Skills are things that workers need to have to be able to do their job well. All people who work with children and young people need special skills.

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Recent news

Fully funded Early Years Professional Status places still available 06 January
Applications to the January 2012 Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) programme will remain open until January 17.
New editable foster care workbook and guidance online now 20 October
CWDC's new editable foster care workbook and guidance can be downloaded now from our website.

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