Training & Skills

It is crucial to provide appropriate training and support to children's workers, so they understand the work in which they are engaged, and also feel supported. The resources below can play an important part here.

Core Skills books

More Core Skills for Children's Work (PDF Download)

More Core Skills for Children's Work (PDF Download)

Extended learning skills for church-based children's ministry The Consultative Group for Ministry Among Children (CGMC) £12.99

Building on the foundational teaching in Core Skills for Children's Work, this complementary resources offers six key modules of extended training for children's workers and their teams of adult helpers and young leaders.

More info Add to basket
Core Skills for Children's Work (PDF Download)

Core Skills for Children's Work (PDF Download)

Developing and extending key skills for children's ministry The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £12.99

A practical and creative course to provide training for children's workers through six foundational modules.

More info Add to basket

Back to top

Core skills modules

Core Skills Transitions Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Transitions Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A Core Skills module to download and use. This practical and creative module enables children's workers to support children through the different transitional experiences in their journey from infancy to early adolescence.

More info Add to basket
Core Skills Special Needs Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Special Needs Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A Core Skills module to download and use. This module is designed to develop a knowledge and understanding of children with dissabilities and explore ways to make all activities accessible, inclusive and welcoming.

More info Add to basket
Core Skills Challenging Behaviour Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Challenging Behaviour Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A Core Skills module to download and use. This module explores issues around challenging behaviour and to identify mechanisms for dealing with challenging behaviour.

More info Add to basket
Core Skills Global Dimension Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Global Dimension Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A

More info Add to basket
Core Skills Advocacy Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Advocacy Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A Core Skills module to download and use. This module aims to explore the role of advocacy in children's work; to explore the balance between advocating for the child and enabling the child's own voice to be heard; to question the role of the Children's Advocate.

More info Add to basket
Core Skills Young Leaders Module (PDF Download)

Core Skills Young Leaders Module (PDF Download)

A Core Skills for Children's Work module The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC) £3.00

A Core Skills module to download and use. This module explores the theme of Young Leaders in Children's work.

More info Add to basket

Back to top

Other training and skills resources

Creative Ways to tell a Bible Story (PDF Download)

Creative Ways to tell a Bible Story (PDF Download)

Techniques and tools for exploring the Bible with children and families Martyn Payne Currently out of print £8.99

Drawing on the extensive work of the team at special events, in schools and with churches across the UK, Creative Ways to tell a Bible Story contains a wealth of tried and tested ideas designed to lift any Bible story off the page and into the hearts and minds of children and adults. The resource offers a treasure trove of ideas for opening up a Bible story (the way in), telling the story (the way through) and exploring the meaning of the story (the way out), including suggestions for reflecting on how to apply the story to our lives today. PDF Download.

More info

Back to top

Bible Reflections for Older People - Subscription
Bible Reflections for Older People - September 2018