learning styles

Implications of virtual social work: learning for a change - Jackie Rafferty

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.

Their space : education for a digital generation

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.

Designing educational technologies for social justice: a Futurelab handbook

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.

Switched on : how television could turn teachers on to learning

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.

Making the difference: out of school learning

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

SCIE Position paper 2: A framework for supporting and assessing practice learning

In this position paper, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) sets out a skills and qualifications framework that should support practice learning, both in the new degree and across social care organisations. We focus on ways of supporting those whose task it is to assess practice in the workplace ('practice assessors’). We also look at employers’ opportunities for organisational development, improved practice standards and human resource development (HRD).

Interim guidance on competencies and training for the delivery of alcohol brief interventions 2009

Document containing interim guidance intended to start the process of laying out nationally agreed minimum competency standards (knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes) needed by staff in order to deliver alcohol brief interventions.

Parents as partners in early learning: case studies: reaching out to parents - the 'Way We Learn' project, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Document describing a five-day 'Way We Learn' course aimed at parents from disadvantaged communities. The course involved a variety of exercises intended to make parents more attuned to their children's cognitive processes.

Supporting children's learning: code of practice

Document setting out the duties placed on education authorities and other agencies to support children and young people's learning under the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004, which created a new framework for ensuring children and young people who need additional help with learning are catered for.