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 →

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 →

New dementia learning resources

We are marking Dementia Awareness Week by publishing updated versions of our popular dementia learning resources. These resources will help you gain the right level of knowledge and ... Continue Reading →

New SSKS early years and care for older people portals

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated two of their web portals which showcase early years and care for older people ebooks and journals. The new portals make it easier ... Continue Reading →

New leadership resources

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated their Step into Leadership portal. The portal now provides additional resources to complement our Step into Leadership website. The ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016

It’s Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 and we’d like to congratulate all of the people who have completed and are currently working through their social service apprenticeship. In ... Continue Reading →

Training local people for life changing work

Dundee based employment and training charity Craigowl Communities will soon relaunch two of its popular job training programmes to help young people secure employment with some of the ... Continue Reading →

New qualification for residential child care workers

Scottish Government announce roll out of Standard for Residential Child Care We welcome today’s announcement from the Scottish Government of the introduction of a new qualification ... Continue Reading →