Keith Quinn, Senior Education and Workforce Development Adviser with SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council), describes an e-learning model which uses the Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) console to deliver on-the-spot training in the workplace. Markers (like a barcode) are inserted into training manual or materials.
Iriss held the launch of its Leading for Outcomes series, which is designed to support teams towards an outcomes-focused approach to service provision on the 24th June 2011.
Using the guides in practice: the statutory sector and training. Martin Kettle, Glasgow Caledonian University and South Lanarkshire Council.
Professor Joan Orme and Roisin McGoldrick
Recorded at Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar.
Dr George Head, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow.
Session 3 - Building Better Childhoods, Responding to Need.
Recorded at It Right for Every Child: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services, Glasgow, 24-26 September 2008.
Professor Aline-Wendy Dunlop, a specialist in autism and early years education, describes her research into educational transitions from early years to S4.
Recorded at University of Strathclyde Faculty of Education Professorial Lectures.
The wholesale movement of nursing education into higher education is now a decade old. The catalyst was Project 2000, which was a vision, not only a professional qualification, but an academic one, the diploma in higher education. A review of the literature, however, identifies how the nursing curriculum has always been subject to continuous external pressure and is a balancing act between health service needs, the educational vision of the day and the available financial resources.
Ian Watson from the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education and Nada Savitch from the Social Care Institute for Excellence explain how they are working together to enable social care staff to access the knowledge they need.
The Key Capabilities (KC) in Child Care and Protection are designed to allow students within social work degree programmes to map their specific learning in this area whilst achieving the more generic Standards in Social Work Education (SiSWE). The KCs further allow social work students to evidence their learning in child care and protection by their progress being assessed at the mid and end points of the programme.
We live in an age where efficacy is a key issue, particularly in respect of the use of public funds. A poor evidence base underpinning policy or practice is, therefore, a vulnerability that should be avoided.
An interview with Dr Brenda Gillies - University of Dundee.