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  • John Geates Keynote

    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. 6. Call for halt to 'spoon feeding' culture, Sarah Bebbington. Police Gazette. Article may not be reproduced for copyright reasons
    7. 7. Trainers condemn 'chaotic' lack of learning and development, by Sarah Bebbington, Police Gazette . Article may not be reproduced for copyright reasons
    8. 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>
    9. 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>
    10. 10. 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>
    11. 11. 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>
    12. 12. 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>
    13. 13. 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
    14. 14. <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>
    15. 15. <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>
    16. 16. Traditional ? – you tell me