information and communications technology

Going digital: web-based support for social care

A booklet presenting SCIE’s range of digital resources, which explains how these can benefit the social care workforce.

Young people's writing : attitudes, behaviour and the role of technology

Report presenting the findings of a survey which explored how much young people enjoy writing, what type of writing they engage in, how good they think they are at writing and what they think about writing.

The slow race : making technology work for the poor

Paper addressing issues such as how science and technology can work for the poorest members of societies, the role technologies might play in the futures of people in developing countries and how poor people can become involved in mapping out their own technological futures.

FAST (Foundation for Assistive Technology ) web site

FAST is a small, independent organisation and registered charity which works collaboratively with other members of the Assistive Technology community, across statutory, voluntary and private sectors to bring innovative products to market and to improve services for disabled and older people. Their website includes a database of Assistive Technology research and development, a list of events and workshops, and a guide to training and courses in Assistive Technology.

IRISS image bank collection: social services workers and service users

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

IRISS image bank collection: children and young people

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

IRISS image bank collection: what has Changing Lives changed

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

IRISS image bank collection: sharing knowledge, improving practice, changing lives

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

IRISS image bank collection: criminal justice

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

IRISS image bank collection: prison

A collection of images suitable for use in social work training. These images have Creative Commons licences and may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.