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Changing Lives (Scottish Government video collection)

In the 2009 the Scottish Government's Social Work Scotland website ceased. The video content - some 600 video clips, mostly from the 2007 and 2008 Local Practitioners Conferences - was archived to Vimeo and organised into collections.

Care leavers' stories

Series of digital stories told by care experienced people.

Putting people first: the Swedish way

Video which documents how a small town in Sweden approaches treating and supporting people with dementia.

Invisible People

Video blog that gets up close and personal with veterans, mothers, children, layoff victims and others who have been forced onto the streets by a variety of circumstances.

It puts into context one of the nation’s most troubling and prevalent issues through personal stories captured by the lens of Mark Horvath – its founder – and brings into focus the pain, hardship and hopelessness that millions face each day. 

The parable of the blogs and squares

Video animation that shows that there is more to people than their problems, that the solution to problems lies in the problem itself, not in an imposed solution, and that co-production matters.

Co-production by Spice

Video animation that explains co-production.

Virtual young role models online course

The stories told by young people are taught in an online classroom environment. The curriculum includes four modules:

1. Is success a ‘chance’ event or do we create it?

2. Choosing the right mates for your journey

3. Career choices

TED ed resource: peer-learning to strengthen community resilience

This TED Ed resource is a quick introduction to the filmed case studies sharing stories of resilience amongst at-risk youth. The New Zealand singer Kimbra is the Ambassador for this UNESCO project and introduces the material. She also shares her own lessons in resilience building speaking directly to her peers.

Disabled youth create their own work opportunities through micro-entrepreneurship

Disabled micro-entrepreneurs are no longer waiting for job opportunities that don’t materialise. This New Zealand based pilot project was carried out as a proof of concept that such learning materials can inspire disabled youth to take charge of their career development. This idea is still at the experimental level. The project will develop these interviews into a core online curriculum for disabled youth to get inspiration from stories of unusual successes. 

Leadership development programme for parents of disabled children

Families share stories of how they overcame obstacles to get the best outcomes for their disabled children. This parent leadership development programme collates and distributes these important experiences so that parents can inspire each other into action and benefit from each other's experiences 24/7.