Induction to Pastoral Care

This one module interactive course is for all school staff working in an education setting give an overview of how to provide good pastoral care to students.

Course description

The course outlines what pastoral care is, the positive impact of good pastoral care on students’ welfare and progress, the roles and responsibilities of pastoral teams in schools at each level, the pastoral importance of inclusion, and a whole school approach to good pastoral practice.

Reflective questions throughout the course offer learners additional opportunities to think about the critical significance of pastoral care and consider how they use put it into practice.

A questionnaire at the end of this course will test your knowledge, and the pass mark is 70%. Upon your successful completion of ‘An Induction to Pastoral Care’, you can download a personalised certificate. The completed course equates to 1 CPD credit.

What are my buying options?

Buy as part of a training package

This course is included in our online learning service for international schools which combines a wide range of courses and a robust reporting suite into one cost-effective package.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price Not for individual sale

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Education

  • One module with multiple choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference

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What customers say

The great thing with the package is that it is easily accessible and training records can be downloaded onto excel. The governing board complete courses on a termly basis. So far they have covered child protection, online exploitation, prevent and SEND code of practice.

Chris Sargeant

Head teacher, Morchard Bishop Primary School