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NRCCI : initial responses - Phil Barton

Podcast of a talk by Phil Barton, Educating Through Care Scotland, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Achieving results for children through kinship care

This podcast presents Professor Jane Aldgate's talk on achieving results for children through kinship care.

Self-directed support - Iain Anderson

Monologue about an older man weighing up personalised care. Performed by Iain Anderson - Radio Scotland's late night presenter. The script was written by Charlotte Barker, John Scott and Una Munro. Cover art in the downloadable audio is by Karen Irvine.

Protecting Our Communities : Learning from Inspections

This podcast presents Alexis Jay and Gill Ottley from the Social Work Inspection Agency talking about communities and inspections.

Practitioner research programme

IRISS Podcast - Interview with Professor Ian Shaw at the University of York. Ian is currently evaluating the initiative taken by Children 1st and the Glasgow School of Social Work to develop a practitioner research programme.

Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series - Criminal Justice Social Work after McLeish - Possibilities and Pitfalls

This podcast is taken from the 'Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series' held in Glasgow on the 6th November 2008. Professor Fergus McNeill from the Glasgow School of Social Work. Explores the implications for criminal justice social work of the recent report of the Independent Prisons Commission, 'Scotland's Choice'. Examines whether the idea of offenders paying back in the community represents a necessary and sufficient underpinning rationale for the use of community penalties and, more generally, for the future development of criminal justice social work.

Strathclyde Faculty of Education Professorial Lectures - Disability: Sameness and Difference

This podcast is taken from the 'Strathclyde Faculty of Education Professorial Lectures' held in Glasgow on the 18th November 2008. Professor Kirsten Stalker, Strathclyde University talks about disability and learning disabilities.

Aiming high for disabled children

This video was created by the Department for Children, Schools and Families. It talks about the needs and priorities the every young people has if disabled or not.

Reusable Learning Objects and Learning Designs

This podcast is of a workshop presented at the E-learning in the Workplace conference in January 2007. The workshop commences with an introduction to the Reusable Learning Object (RLO) project at the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), a demonstration of RLOs followed by a brief introduction to pedagogical design guidellnes. Participants will brainstorm a learning design for an RLO in pairs or small groups using the RLO-CETL Pedagogical Design Sheet. These designs will then be presented and discussed.

More Haste Less Speed? An Evaluation of the Fast Track Children's Hearings System

This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. In this podcast Professor Malcolm Hill talks about the fast track children's hearings system.