SSSC resources for dementia care

Do you know about our resources for people working with people who have dementia? We work with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and other partners to make sure social service workers ... Continue Reading →

SSSC Open Badges – what does ‘evidence’ mean?

Using Open Badges makes it easy to digitally record your achievements and skills. But first you need to provide us with evidence of what you’ve learned. To make sure we have the ... Continue Reading →

New Open Badges for safe administration of medication modules

You can now apply for Open Badges to give recognition of your learning about the safe administration of medication using the three online modules in the SSSC Learning Zone. Each module ... Continue Reading →

Are you a newly qualified social worker? Remember your PRTL

If you registered as a newly qualified social worker in the last year remember you need to carry out 144 hours of post registration training and learning (PRTL). At least 30 hours ... Continue Reading →

Young people with care experience talk about their leadership

SSSC staff joined young people from Who Cares? Scotland on their residential weekend in April 2016 to deliver a workshop focusing on young people’s leadership and that of the ... 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 SSSC video explains Open Badges

Open Badges are an exciting development in the way learning and skills can now be recognised.  To help tell people about the difference they can make, we’ve made this short video ... Continue Reading →

How do others view your leadership? A new Open Badge to support leadership is now available

We’ve recently produced an Open Badge for the leadership capability feedback tool found within our Step into Leadership website. The tool is the most popular resource on Step into ... 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 →

Small changes really can make a big difference

The recent Smarter Learning for Self-directed Support Conference invited everyone to think about the small things they can do to make a big difference to someone’s life.  The event took ... Continue Reading →