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 SSKS online training dates announced

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has set dates for a new season of online training events. Join one of the Introducing SSKS sessions to learn the basics of navigating and getting ... 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 →

Applications open for Chief Social Work Officer qualification

Applications are now open for the second cohort of candidates for the Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) postgraduate diploma to start studying this spring. We worked with universities ... Continue Reading →

Check out the new content on SSKS

There’s now even more reason to visit the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website for reliable and up to date information. Throughout 2015, our colleagues at SSKS added ... Continue Reading →

Can you help evaluate mobile technology for remote assessment?

We are looking for two organisations who have Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) candidates to help us evaluate mobile technology designed for remote assessments of SVQs. SVQs ... Continue Reading →