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  • Autism NI

    Understanding and Promoting Positive Behaviour for Individuals with Autism.

    Autism NI

    Explores the causes of challenging behaviour for young people with ASD and possible strategies to promote positive behaviour.

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  • Spinal Injuries Association

    Managing Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction

    Spinal Injuries Association

    A one-day course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate bowel management to their client group. The practitioners will be able to... Read more

  • Proludic Ltd

    Designing for Inclusion

    Proludic Ltd

    All children should have access to play and to the same play facilities. This CPD explores research on different impairments: Motor; visual; learning and hearing and how best we can... Read more

  • PrescQIPP CIC

    Optimising medicines for adults with type 2 diabetes

    PrescQIPP CIC

    The aim of this training package is to update practitioners on the content of the guidelines and to illustrate how the principles of medicines optimisation can be used to improve the... Read more

  • Taye Training

    Safeguarding Alerter

    Taye Training

    This course is for operational staff. It is recommended that the Safeguarding Awareness course is attended first; the focus of this Safeguarding Alerter training is building confidence... Read more

  • Taye Training

    Safeguarding Awareness

    Taye Training

    The course provides an overview of Safeguarding focusing specifically on: types of abuse; recognising indicators of abuse; and the importance of sharing information. This course can... Read more

  • Taye Training

    Equality & Diversity

    Taye Training

    Equality is a legal framework: to protect against discrimination; to promote equality of opportunity; and to foster good relations between people with ‘protected... Read more

  • Childminding UK (CUK)

    Developing Children’s Learning

    Childminding UK (CUK)

    A sound knowledge and understanding of how children develop and learn helps with effective planning for individual children. It aids understanding of children’s behaviour and helps... Read more

  • Childminding UK (CUK)

    Leading and Managing a Childminding Setting

    Childminding UK (CUK)

    This course will help learners to open and run a successful childminding business. It will help them to market their business to help ensure sustainability and to comply with... Read more

  • Childminding UK (CUK)

    Recording Children’s Development

    Childminding UK (CUK)

    This course has been produced as an aid to anyone who works with children; whether a childminder (working alone or employing others); or working in a larger group setting. It aims to... Read more

  • Childminding UK (CUK)

    Safeguarding Children

    Childminding UK (CUK)

    This course provides an introduction or refresher about Safeguarding Children including introducing relevant national safeguarding documentation. It is relevant to all who work with... Read more

  • Childminding UK (CUK)

    Understanding and Working with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

    Childminding UK (CUK)

    This course has been produced particularly for Registered Childminders who use the (EYFS). To fully meet the requirements of the (EYFS) it is important to be familiar with it and... Read more

More information about Public

The UK public sector is a major component of the total UK economy. According to Open University research, public expenditure in 2008/09 amounted to £618bn and constituted 48% of GDP. The public sector employs just under 6 million personnel (approx. 19% of total UK workforce) and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of public services including: pensions and benefits (28%), health (18%), emergency services, law enforcement, and education (13%).

According to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the UK voluntary sector contributes £11.7 billion to the UK economy, and employs approximately 765,000 (2.7%) of the total 27.9million UK workforce.

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