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Training and development in children's social care

See what training opportunities are available to support your learning and development.

Training in children's social careWe offer an excellent range of opportunities through a combination of internal and external partners as well as commissioned providers, including:

  • Making Research Count

  • South East London Teaching Partnership

  • Research in Practice

  • Lewisham Children’s Safeguarding Board

  • eLearning

  • Early Professional Development

  • Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) 

  • ILM courses for managers and many, many more.

Goldsmiths Partnership

South East London Teaching Partnership at GoldsmithWe are part of the South East London Teaching Partnership (SELTP)  and are working with Goldsmiths, University of London, to improve the teaching of social work and improve the standards of qualified practitioners in the south-east London area.

The teaching partnership aims to drive up standards and understanding for front-line social workers and academics researching the area.

Social workers at Lewisham Council can apply for many courses and post-qualifying courses at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Training in children's social careSocial workers can also enjoy free continuous professional development opportunities, designed by social work practitioners and academics, to improve standards in social work education.