knowledge management

Learning Network North Training Network Report May 2010

Summary report on the proposal to develop a training network in the North of Scotland. Such a network would facilitate joint working and provide mutual support on training and development issues. Consultation undertaken on behalf of the Scottish Social Services Learning Network North by Carol Smith.

Choosing an SVQ Provider

This document explains the meaning of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and who can provide SVQs. It goes on to provide guidance to voluntary sector organisations to assist with choosing an SVQ provider, including a qualitative checklist.

Sharing Knowledge, Improving Practice, Changing Lives - Scottish social services knowledge management strategy - Appendices

The appendices include a bibliography, methodology, a list of the Managed Knowledge Network Steering Group and a list of the people who contributed the formulation of the Knowledge Management Strategy.

How can your agency support you in accessing and using knowledge to be poverty aware?

It is now increasingly understood that there are different types of knowledge, all of which contribute to the ability of members of the children's workforce to do their jobs well. Understanding the types of knowledge that are available, and having access to this knowledge is an important aspect for anybody who is working with families that are living in poverty.

The conduct of systematic research reviews for SCIE knowledge reviews (Research resource 1)

Document updating SCIE's 2002 guidelines on the conduct of systematic reviews to reflect the need to be more exact about SCIE's expectations and the changing state of the art in systematic review methods.

hsns09 : a social services managed knowledge network : networked knowledge for professional practice and organisational change - Ann Wales

Podcast of a talk by Ann Wales, Knowledge Services Group, NHS Education for Scotland, given at the Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society : changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009.

Sharing Knowledge, Improving Practice, Changing Lives keynote - Alan Baird

Podcast of keynote talk by Alan Baird, President, Association of Directors of Social Work, given at "Sharing Knowledge, Improving Practice, Changing Lives" conference, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 06/02/2009.