Resources Round-Up July 2015
Resources "Round-Up" - JULY 2015
Community Empowerment Bill - FAQ/Briefing
The Scottish Government has compiled a handy FAQ section on the Community Empowerment Bill as passed. This will be handy for folk wishing to get a quick idea of what is in the recently passed legislation and can be found here.
How good is our Third Sector Organisation?
Recently, Education Scotland published How good is our Third Sector Organisation? (HGIOTSO). Download the framework here.
CLD Standards Council for Scotland - Ethical Practice
This new learning resource is now available online. You can find it here: http://www.cldstandardscouncil.org.uk/About_CLD/Ethical_Practice_Competent_Practitioners
New booklet promotes positive
mental health for older adults
A new publication by the West Glasgow Primary Care Mental Health Team in partnership with ALLIANCE member organisation COPE Scotland highlights examples of information and services to support positive mental health among older people. See http://digbig.com/5bmcna
Manchester Education Wide Area Network
This website from Manchester schools was mentioned at the recent numeracy/dyscalculia event - there is a lot of information here, e.g. a whole series of files for using maths on an interactive wipe-board and activities that could be adapted for adults. See http://www.mewan.net/
The following guides have recently been updated:
The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) PIP Myth Buster which aims to provide reassurance on some common misunderstandings about PIP has also been re issued, together with a PIP Claimant Journey, PIP Quick Guide for Support Organisations and an updated timetable for PIP replacing DLA.
Youth Scotland - Quick Guide to Youth Work and CLD
EasyRead Time Teacher Colouring Sheets
EasyRead Time Teacher time teaching colouring sheets are proving very popular. They are a free resource on our website and available in English, French, Spanish and Italian. Feel free to download them to use in your classroom. Other EasyRead Time Teacher products are available to buy - see http://www.easyreadtimeteacher.co.uk/category/products/ for details.