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  • Keynote John Geates

    1. 1. John Geates Director Scottish Police College
    2. 2. Traditional? – you tell me
    3. 3. Training Recruits <ul><ul><li>● National Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Cultural change from didactic practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to facilitative style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Focus on professional & personal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Academic Qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● National Award winners </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. 2007 Training awards <ul><ul><li>● SQA Lifelong Learning – highly commended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● SQA Champion - winner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● SQA Pride o’ Worth - winner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● National Training Awards – Scotlands’ UK Finalists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● National Training Awards – UK winners </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. NTA Judges Comments <ul><ul><li>The Probationer Training Programme is: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ an exceptional initiative which could and should serve as a model for the rest of the UK” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ the culture change resulting from this initiative is inspirational and a story which needs to be more widely known as a role model and exemplar” </li></ul></ul>
    6. 8. Content <ul><ul><li>Development of Knowledge & Skills: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Diversity Matters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Community Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Safety and First Aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Verbal and Non-verbal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Partnership Working </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Criminal and Statute Law </li></ul></ul>
    7. 9. Aims <ul><ul><li>Development and Assessment of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Attitudes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Behaviours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All contributing to lifelong learning and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>professional service to Communities </li></ul></ul>
    8. 11. Lifelong Learning <ul><ul><li>● Probationer training provides the foundation at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SCQF level 7 – Certificate in Higher Education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Professional Development Awards (PDAs) for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>specialist training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Diploma in Police Service Leadership and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management (Dip PSLM) – SCQF level 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● ACPOS Professional Development Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Scottish Police Graduate Programme </li></ul></ul>
    9. 12. Specialist Training <ul><ul><li>● PDA Road Policing Operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● PDA Crime & Intelligence Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● PDA in Community Safety & Crime Reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Credit rated programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detective Training – SCQF level 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigative Interviewing – SCQF level 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authoring ODLs – SCQF level 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tachograph Analysis – SCQF level 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transferees Course – SCQF level 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● International Policing – PG Cert (Stirling)‏ </li></ul></ul>
    10. 13. Dip.PSLM <ul><ul><li>● Replaces 100 year old Promotion Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Launched April 2007 – now over 500 active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ students’. 750 ‘students’ by summer 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Professional Development Award at SCQF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>level 8 (120 points)‏ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Delivered through a blended process but </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>largely on-line. Tutor team based at Tulliallan. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Covers: Contemporary Policing, Criminal Justice, Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics, Management and Leadership in a policing context. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 14. SCQF 7 SCQF 8 SCQF 9 SCQF 10 Diploma PSLM Cert. HE -Probation Cert. HE – Training & Development Advanced Diploma PSLM Degree in Policing – 3 strands Honours Degree in Policing HNC Management Operational Experience ILM Membership Dip. HE – Training & Development Diploma in Management ALL ACPO(S) APPROVED ACPOS Professional Development Programme
    12. 15. <ul><ul><li>Scottish Institute for Policing Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● 13 Scottish Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Partnership between Police and Higher Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Funded Research into Policing issues in Scotland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Development of a Police Graduate School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Police Qualifications through to Masters level </li></ul></ul>
    13. 16. <ul><ul><li>Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework & beyond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● All accredited training features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Programmes articulate to other awards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● 5 credit rated programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● SPC invited to participate in Credit Rating pilot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Developing International Police Qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>● Application for EU Erasmus University Charter </li></ul></ul>
    14. 17. Traditional ? – you tell me