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 →

SSSC publishes annual report and accounts 2015/2016

The SSSC increased its Register of social service workers by more than 13,000 and consulted on both the review of the Codes of Practice (the set of national standards for all social ... 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 →

SSKS training

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 to ... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Achieving best outcomes for survivors: trauma training survey

The Scottish Government has commissioned NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to develop a National Training Framework for Trauma and Complex Trauma. The framework will support the learning ... Continue Reading →

Access the British Journal of Social Work at SSKS

Did you know the current issue of the British Journal of Social Work, as well as its archives (1996-present), are available for free at Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS)? It’s ... Continue Reading →