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IRISS Podcast: Welcome Back!

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. Gavin Oattes is the owner and MD of Tree of Knowledge, Scotland’s leading motivational training organisation. A former primary school teacher and stand-up comedian, Gav is now recognised as one of the top speakers in the country. His passion for inspiring others is infectious and he’s renowned for quite literally making a difference in people’s lives. Hugely entertaining and massively thought provoking, Gav empowers his audience to believe that anything is possible.

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IRISS Podcast: If you can do it in schools, could you do it for social services?

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. In August 2010 at Cedars, Fraser successfully led the world’s first 1:1 deployment of iPads in a whole-school setting. He will explain the rationale behind the decision to invest in iPads and describe their impact on teaching and learning at Cedars School of Excellence in Greenock. Fraser Speirs is Director of Connected Flow, Ltd. He is also the Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence in Greenock, Scotland. He has previously worked at the University of Glasgow on IT projects supporting the Large Hadron Collider experiment at CERN.

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Tackling volatile substance abuse in Scotland

This training programme for the social care workforce includes detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you will be able to download and refer to again and again. This site also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you’ll be able to take away and use in the training of others. The course is designed for use by staff within Scottish social work departments. These staff may not necessarily be trained in substance misuse issues, but they may be best placed to screen individuals who are vulnerable to substance misuse or to recognise those currently using substances and thereby support the assessment process of individuals.

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