In January 2005, the Social Work Services Policy Division of the Scottish Executive commissioned the British Market Research Bureau (BMRB) to undertake research to understand why social work students are undertaking the new social work degree and the postgraduate degree. This resource outlines the key findings of this research.
The ability to relate one's own work to existing knowledge is an essential skill for practitioners and students alike. This interactive learning resource provides practical guidance on how to get referencing right.
This resource is an introduction to developing reflective practice and explores how reflective practice can support and aid learning.
Booklet explaining the different ways service users or carers can assist with the work of the Faculty of Health & Social Care at the Open University. Opportunities available include the development of courses and the selection and training of students.
Study looking at the state and complexities of linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland. It describes work which aims to improve linguistic access in education and makes recommendations to improve linguistic access throughout all education sectors.
This learning object is one of a set of exercises and activities taken from the book 'Modern Social Work Practice' written by Mark Doel and Steven Shardlow. This resource looks at advocacy and presents seven possible 'hidden agendas' at a hospital ward round. The student wants to advocate for the client to return to his home, but each hidden agenda might explain the other professionals’ involved in the ward round reluctance to accept the student's view. The activity helps students to practise whether and how they might open up the hidden agendas.
This resource has been prepared to provide support and guidance for personal study and to help you through the dissertation process. It deals with some of the common questions, concerns and practical issues that undergraduate students come across when completing their social science-based dissertation or final year project. The resource also provides some useful information for academic staff who are supervising undergraduate dissertations.
Report assessing the threats and opportunities technology holds for universities. It argues that technology is making universities just one source among many of knowledge and ideas but that, through their institutional capital, universities can also harness technology to offer more flexible provision and open up more avenues into higher education.
This report presents findings from the second study of the income, expenditure and debt of students studying higher education (HE) and further education (FE) in Scotland in 2007-08.
Guide intended to bridge the gap between school and further and higher education by providing those who work in the area with information about the support available for disabled students in further and higher education in England.