learning styles

The aim of this learning object is to introduce learners to some of the principles and processes involved in becoming a reflective practitioner.

Adult social care is changing, to put the people who use services at the heart of their own care and support. This requires a different approach from the social care workforce. This At a glance summary presents some ideas about how to successfully change social care services, based on the learning from two previous SCIE publications

This report aims to highlight characteristics of good practice, raise issues and suggest further ways of improving the overall performance of pupils. As well as revealing some good practice, the findings highlight a number of issues including a lack of consistency and clarity across Scotland in identifying, measuring, and tackling underachievement for the lowest-attaining pupils.

Report of a study established to look at the whole issue of learning in schools and consider the development of a working vocabulary for practitioners and policymakers centred on the concept of learning for pupils of school age. It also attempts to clarify the concept of learning to learn.

Podcast from the Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society, changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009. Talk by Jackie Rafferty, Director of Centre for Human Service Technology, University of Southampton.

Report of a study which set out to discover how children and young people use new technologies. It concludes that the use of digital technology has been completely normalised by children and young people and is fully integrated into their daily lives.

Handbook offering guidance to grassroots practitioners on the process of designing a project or product which uses technology-enhanced learning to encourage and promote social justice.

Paper assessing the effectiveness of the teachers continuing professional development resource, Teachers' TV, in the context of how teachers learn and the barriers to teachers' learning.

Information leaflet for parents, carers and family members on how out-of-school-hours learning activities promote learning, healthy lifestyles and fun.