Professional Development and Consultancy

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Safeguarding Children

Advanced Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding Children for Managers

Safeguarding Disabled Children

Child Sexual Exploitation

Child Criminal Exploitation

Safeguarding Children Online

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Female Genital Mutilation

Child Neglect

Gangs and Serious Youth Violence

Peer on Peer Abuse

Special Educational Needs

Autism Awareness

ADHD Awareness

Dyslexia Awareness

Disability Awareness

Models of Disability

Equality and Inclusion

SEND Code of Practice

Communication Skills

Children's Workforce

Play Work (Introduction)

Play Work (Aspiring Leadership)

Early Years (Introduction)

Early Years (Aspiring Leadership)

Youth Work (Introduction)

Youth Work (Aspiring Leadership)

Youth Work Leadership and Management

Writing Services

Learning and CPD

You can commission Marcus to work with your organisation to develop and write bespoke, interactive and engaging Learning and CPD sessions or packages for your organisation to use.

This Writing Service includes:

  • Working with your organisation to identify what is unique (e.g. Policies, Staff Structure, Procedures, Delivery)
  • Find out what Training courses need to be delivered to staff (e.g. Safeguarding or Behaviour Management)
  • Process of writing and review (for as many times as needed) to tailor make training sessions and/or whole packages
  • "Train the Trainer" Session for Staff within your organisation to enable them to deliver the Training courses or packages
  • Transfer the copyright of the sessions or packages to the Organisation so they can use them how they want

If you have any questions about this service or require further information, please contact Marcus now!

Workforce Consultancy

Early Years

Early Years Foundation Stage

Coming soon...!

Assessment in Early Years

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OFSTED Compliance

Coming soon...!

Play Work

Inclusive Practice in Play Work

Marcus can help your organisation to develop Inclusive Practice in your Play Services! Marcus has experiences working in Play environments including Disabled and SEN children and Marcus can help you to create Inclusive Culture.

Meaningful Outcomes

Marcus can help your organisations to create and measure meaningful outcomes for the children who access your play services. From supporting front line staff to empower them to facilitate children's play to measuring outcomes at senior level.

Play and Leisure Development

Marcus can help your organisation to develop their play and leisure delivery to ensure that it is working best for the children who access the service and support staff professional development to deliver effective play.

Youth Work

Inclusive Practice in Youth Work

Marcus can support Youth Work settings to become more Inclusive in the work they deliver. This can range from developing Inclusion policies, to training staff and volunteers and creative an "Inclusive Culture" in your workforce.

Universal, Targeted and Specialist Youth Work

Marcus can use this wide range of Youth Work experiences to help to develop your organisations Youth Work Projects and Programmes available to young people. From guidance on planning, delivering and evaluating to delivering Training.

Youth Participation and Engagement

Marcus has experience setting up and coordinating a range of Youth Voice Vehicles and Youth Engagement Tools for Local Authorities and Charities, from leading national campaigns like Make Your Mark to Local Youth Campaigns.


Inclusive Education

Marcus has worked in various Education Settings from Alternative Provision (Pupil Referral Units) to Mainstream Primary Schools and can help your organisation to develop a "Culture of Inclusive Education"

Learning Support

Marcus can draw from his experiences as a Teaching Assistant and Student Support Worker to help develop and nurture Learning Support staff in Education Settings to help achieve the best outcomes for children and young people.

Alternative Curriculum

Marcus has experience working in Alternative Provision environments and has supported the development, implementation and delivery of Alternative and Engaging Curriculum areas for disengaged Students.

Quality and Performance

NYA Youth Work Quality Mark

Quality Mark is an organisational reflective tool built on a framework of three standards with 12 indicators to create and embed a culture of learning and growth.

The National Youth Agency recognise that strong relationships are the foundation for all good youth work practice and the standards within the framework provide an opportunity to celebrate the many skilled and effective youth workers who practice educational and developmental youth work, supporting young people to identify their strengths, and to use those to learn, grow and become active members of their communities.

Marcus can support your organisation to achieve the Youth Work Quality Mark using his extensive workforce experience to guide Leaders and Managers.

NYA Hear by Right Framework

Hear by Right has been developed by the National Youth Agency and is an organisational development tool built on a framework of seven standards with 20 indicators that describe best practice, supporting organisations to plan, develop and evaluate their participation practices and provision.

It fosters a culture of development; a continual journey for keeping young people at the heart of decision making. There is the option to go for a formal assessment process to gain a national NYA award to recognise and celebrate great practice in participation.

Marcus can help develop Youth Engagement within your organisation and be an Independent Scrutineer and support you to achieve the NYAs Hear by Right Award.

OFSTED Framework

From September 2019, Ofsted has changed their framework in which they assess Education Settings and Registered Children's Services.

Ofsted now have additional specific focuses on 'Personal Development' and 'Behaviour and Attitudes' of children and young people in their setting.

Marcus can help your workforce to ensure that they understand the Ofsted Framework Updates to ensure that they are well prepared and equipped for new standards expected by Inspectors.

Legal Documents

There are requirements for all organisations working with children and young people, from Health and Safety to Food Hygiene and Child Protection, organisations need to ensure that they are compliant with these.

Marcus can support organisations to ensure that staff are aware of their responsibilities and support Leaders and Managers to become compliant with these mandatory, statutory and recommended laws and legislation.

Do you need support in areas not mentioned?

Don't Worry! Marcus operates across the whole of the Children's Workforce, and not all aspects can be mentioned, get in touch to find out what is offered!