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Child and family social work development programmes

Explore programmes funded by the Department for Education to develop your skills and knowledge.

Assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE)

ASYE is delivered by Skills for Care.

Assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE)

For newly qualified social workers to develop their skills, knowledge and professional confidence.

Social Work Leadership Pathways programme

The Pathways programme is delivered by Frontline.

Pathway 1: practice supervisors

For practice supervisors or equivalent to develop excellent social work practice and leadership in others.

Pathway 2: middle managers

For current and aspiring team managers to influence and support the delivery of excellent social work practice within and beyond their team.

Pathway 3: heads of service

For current and aspiring heads of service to lead outstanding provision of social care through multiple teams and partnerships.

Pathway 4: practice leaders

For current and aspiring practice leaders to lead, champion and improve services across their local system.

UPON: Inspiring Leaders programme

UPON is delivered by The Staff College, The Institute of Public Care, Skills for Care and GatenbySanderson.

Upon: aspirant directors programme

For social work leaders who want to become directors of children's services in the next 3 years.

Upon: new directors programme

For new directors of children's services to develop their leadership, management and technical skills.