Working to improve literacy with life stories

To support social service workers who have problems with literacy and whose first language is not English, we will be working in partnership with the Workers’ Educational Association ... Continue Reading →

Sharing SSSC digital learning at DevLearn 16

SSSC Learning and Development Manager (Digital Learning), Keith Quinn, recently shared our experience of developing digital learning resources at the international DevLearn conference. ... Continue Reading →

Supporting people on SVQs – a new research report

We have published a research report into the effectiveness of different methods and approaches of supporting staff to gain the required underpinning knowledge to complete SVQs Social ... Continue Reading →

New SSKS portals

SSKS has added three new topics to their online library portals and is updating the others to better reflect and highlight the resources available for workers in health and social care ... Continue Reading →

Changes to SVQ qualification titles

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has introduced a titling change to Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ). Changes to titles began on 1 September 2016, however it is important ... Continue Reading →

SSKS training and resources

Learn the basics of navigating and getting the most out of the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and join an online Introducing SSKS webex session. Email ssks@nes.scot.nhs.uk ... Continue Reading →

SSSC Open Badges to feature at MozFest 2016

From 28 to 30 October 2016 we will be at the Mozilla Festival (MozFest), a high profile technology conference where Robert Stewart, SSSC Learning and Development Adviser, will deliver ... Continue Reading →

New at Social Services Knowledge Scotland

New and improved portal for support workers.  Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated their portal for support workers. It gives support workers a wide variety of information ... Continue Reading →

Apply for an Open Badge today

We want to tell you about our latest Open Badges and answer some of your questions. Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement. We use them to help you ... Continue Reading →

New resource to help make better decisions

We have launched a new learning resource to help workers make better decisions when faced with difficult situations in the workplace. Making better decisions is an online interactive ... Continue Reading →