Our learning resources – helping you in your social work role

Did you know we produce lots of free and easy to use resources that can help develop your skills? As a social worker or social work student you need to be skilled and competent to meet ... Continue Reading →

Do you #LovePartTime study?

A new campaign which focuses on the benefits of part-time education was launched today. #LovePartTime, led by The Open University and supported by a variety of organisations across ... Continue Reading →

Promoting intrapreneurship in the third sector

The Lens is a new initiative backed by the Scottish Government to promote intrapreneurship in the Scottish third sector, helping people to see and think differently.  Created by director, ... Continue Reading →

Raising social work standards

Glasgow Caledonian University (CGU) has recently published their Annual Research Review 2015. In 2014 we commissioned GCU, along with the Centre of Excellence for Looked After Children ... Continue Reading →

Dignity in Care – three new videos promoting innovative ideas to support caring with dignity

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced three new videos about dignity. Research shows that there are eight main factors which contribute to providing dignity with ... Continue Reading →

New self-directed support resources

New, additional sections on the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) self-directed support portal are now available. The sections link to information regarding self-directed support and ... Continue Reading →

SQA guidance for employers on new National Qualifications

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has introduced new National Qualifications which are now being taught in schools and colleges across Scotland. They will soon replace the ... Continue Reading →

Scotland sees a rise in social service apprenticeships

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2015 has demonstrated the benefits apprenticeships bring to businesses, individuals and the economy.  This includes social services where the number ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Apprenticeship Week at Lullaby Lane

Founded in September 2013, Lullaby Lane Nursery situated inWesterton area of Bearsden, Glasgow has “created a home from home environment, creating secure attachments, through ... Continue Reading →

Enabling young children’s participation in decision making

All managers in day care of children services are required to have or be working towards the Childhood Practice Award.  As part of her qualification, Sarah Laing, a recent childhood ... Continue Reading →