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20 Jun 2022

New SSSC Open Badges for online safety and security

We have created eight new online safety and security Open Badges. These are for anyone working in social work, social care and early years to help keep themselves, their organisation and people using services safe and secure online.

Your learning

13 Jun 2022

New app shows what it’s like to receive care

Have you ever thought about what it feels like to have someone enter your ‘personal space’ to give you care and support? Now those giving care and support can experience what it feels like to be receiving care using the new BeMe smartphone app.

Your learning

13 Jun 2022

Are you digitally savvy? We have 23 Things to help you

Do you use tablets or smartphones at work? Does your employer or the people you support expect you to know about digital technology and how to use it? Our updated 23 Things Digital resource will help.

Your learning

30 May 2022

Celebrating 10 years of our Dementia Ambassadors

We’re celebrating 10 years of success of our Dementia Ambassadors programme this Dementia Awareness week, reflecting on the journey so far and looking forward to what’s next.

Dementia Your learning

18 Apr 2022

Apply now for Leading for the Future

Applications are open for this programme of leadership and management development for those in senior leadership roles across health, social care and partner organisations. Cohort 12 starts in September 2022 and will end in June 2023.

Your learning Leadership

14 Apr 2022

Get credit for your prior learning

Learning can come from life experiences, school, paid or unpaid work, short courses or learning at college or university. Our new web page and guidance gives you information on how your prior learning could benefit you. 

Your learning

31 Mar 2022

New report on NQSWs experiences of practice during COVID-19

We’ve published a new research report on newly qualified social workers’ (NQSWs) experiences of practice during the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland. 

Your learning

25 Feb 2022

Updated infection control guide for providing care in people’s homes

We’ve updated our guide COVID-19 Key measures for infection prevention and control for social care workers providing care in an individual’s home. It now includes information on testing and vaccination.

Your learning

15 Feb 2022

New page for supporting your CPL

We’ve published new information on nationally recognised learning resources that we’ve endorsed, which you can use to support your continuous professional learning (CPL).

Your learning

07 Feb 2022

Leading in a crisis: workshops for senior and strategic leaders in social care and social work

We are working with colleagues at the Scottish Government to deliver two new workshops supporting senior and strategic leaders working in social care and social work.

Leadership Your learning

04 Feb 2022

NQSW Supported Year progress update

Some newly qualified social workers (NQSW) have now started their supported year at early implementation sites around Scotland.

Your learning

02 Feb 2022

Online safety and security workshops

What do you think about when you hear the words cyber security? People often think about technical things and the responsibility for keeping everyone safe and secure online lies with the IT department. However, you can help protect your organisation and the people who use your service.

Your learning