Enter the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards now

Nominations are open for this year’s Scottish Apprenticeship Awards which celebrate the achievements of outstanding apprentices and employers. Now in its 16th year, the Scottish ... Continue Reading →
Scotland's Dementia Awards

Still time to enter Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017

The deadline for entries to the celebrated Scotland’s Dementia Awards is just a few weeks away. There is still time to enter the Awards which set out to recognise Scotland’s best ... Continue Reading →

Learning from the Chief Social Work Officer qualification

Chief Social Work Officers (CSWO) have responsibility for the values and standards of professional practice and through their leadership support all social work and social service staff. CSWOs ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating 700 Dementia Champions in Scotland

National conference and graduation for Cohort 7 Dementia Champions The number of Dementia Champions in Scotland will rise to over 700 today (Wednesday, 15 March 2017) as 102 NHS Scotland ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating apprenticeships at the SSSC

As well as having a role in social service apprenticeships, we also offer modern apprenticeships (MA) at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). MAs are an alternative to full ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeships – growing the skills we need now and in the future

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to Sandra Ross, Managing Director at Bon Accord Care who provide adult social care services in Aberdeen and who run their own modern ... Continue Reading →

Bright future for social service apprenticeships

As our Chief Executive Anna Fowlie speaks at the Future of Apprenticeships in Scotland conference in Edinburgh today, here she tells us why the Scottish Government’s approach ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors inspiring for the future

The hard work and dedication of Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors to support learning that helps improve the lives of people with dementia were recognised at their third national conference ... Continue Reading →

We need your views about supervisory or management qualification requirements

We are considering making changes to the additional supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration for managers and supervisors in adult services. This includes ... Continue Reading →

First national Learning Disability Awards

The first Scottish Learning Disability Awards to celebrate the rarely heard stories and achievements of people with learning disabilities and the people who support them are taking ... Continue Reading →