Camphill Scotland staff energised and inspired by social pedagogy

Social pedagogy is an approach to working with people which focuses on relationships.  It is widely used across Europe and there is a small but growing group of organisations working ... 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 →

Two great upgrades at SSKS

SSKS has been upgraded with two brand-new site sections. Joining the longer-established SSKS features (a high-quality library and a selection of browsable topic portals) is a streamlined ... Continue Reading →

New paediatric first aid course

One of Scotland’s leading social enterprises St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd are launching a new paediatric first aid course this August.  The new course has been ... Continue Reading →

Charter for Involvement

The National Involvement Network (NIN) has published its Charter for Involvement. The Charter for Involvement is a series of 12 new statements that show how people who use support services ... 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 →

Pathfinder apprenticeships in social services and healthcare and children and young people

Skills Development Scotland is working with employers, schools and training providers to roll out apprenticeship programmes to senior phase pupils in schools across Scotland. Foundation ... Continue Reading →

New guidance to accompany the enhanced dementia resource

New guidance is now available for trainers working with newly qualified social workers (NQSW), social workers and other professionals who work in adult care and community care settings, ... Continue Reading →

SSSC awards our first Mozilla Open Badges

We’re adopting Mozilla Open Badges as part of our increasing suite of digital learning tools for the social care workforce. Open Badges are digital certificates which recognise ... Continue Reading →

Working with Helm to support young people

Helm is a charity based in Dundee which provides a creative, supportive learning service for people, in particular young people, who face difficult barriers to developing sustainable ... Continue Reading →