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We're excited to bring you our new Training Guide, which contains a dynamic and diverse programme of learning to support your work with children and young people.
This includes some old favourites such as behaviour management and child protection, and introduces some new topics such as LGBT and mindfulness.
Prices start from just £85 for members.
12-13 November 2014, Perth Racecourse
Do you want to make the future bright for all of Scotland's children?
It has been an incredible year with legislation enacted to make Getting it Right for Every Child, a reality; to combine health and social care for some children and families and the forthcoming proposals to empower communities to make far-reaching changes for the future.
Keynote speaker: John Swinney Finance Secretary
8 October 2014, Hampden Park, Glasgow
The conference will consider how we can successfully deliver physical education, activity and sport within the curriculum and the wider community in order to build a meaningful Commonwealth Games legacy for young people in Scotland. We will explore how to build upon the work currently underway in sport, health, education, play and dance to inspire children and young people to enjoy the benefits of an active life for their lifetime.
10 September 2014, Edinburgh
This technology-based practical course provides an effective and clearly structured approach with a wealth of high-impact activities for class teachers, teaching assistants, special educational needs co-ordinators and parents/carers.
Inspiring outstanding writing using iPad/Android tablet games
11 September 2014, Edinburgh
This lively, practical and action packed day combines a range of thrilling and engaging interactive games with a structured, progressive whole-school approach to teaching writing in the 21st Century primary classroom. Featuring many opportunities for drama and role play, planning, drafting, editing, and publishing this full day will allow teachers to ensure that classroom technology is used to raise standards of writing in all curriculum areas.
Policy and Research news
Integrating Health and Social Care in Scotland: Potential impact on children’s services
Report One: A Review of Literature
This review is the first of three reports from a study of the potential effects of the Public Services (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 and the resultant integration of (adult) health and social care services on children and young people in Scotland and the services they use. The study was commissioned by Social Work Scotland [previously the Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW)] and carried by a partnership of CELCIS and Children in Scotland.
Spring 2014 newsletter on our SDS work