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IRISS Podcast: Welcome and Introductions by Alison Petch

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. Alison Petch, Director of IRISS, has spent most of her career involved with research and policy, latterly in health and social care. She welcomed and chaired the day.

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IRISS Podcast: Conference Introduction: Why Now? Imperatives for change & the role of the SSSC

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. Anna Fowlie is Chief Executive of the SSSC. Before that she headed up the Scottish Government team improving outcomes for Looked After Children. She has also worked for COSLA.

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IRISS Podcast: Opening Keynote

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. Steph Gray, as far as we know, was the first person in central government employed to deploy and embed social media skills and techniques across the organisation. He is now Director of Helpful Technology Ltd, a digital innovation agency, helping clients to use digital tools and techniques to work more effectively and save money.

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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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IRISS Video - Peter Beresford on the evolution of user involvement

IRISS hosted a series of workshops around the theme of What Works in delivering positive outcomes in the social services. The workshops were intended to be practice oriented, with the aim that attendees took home at least one strategy on how to apply research and evidence effectively in their practice.

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IRISS Video - Peter Beresford on self empowerment

IRISS hosted a series of workshops around the theme of What Works in delivering positive outcomes in the social services. The workshops were intended to be practice oriented, with the aim that attendees took home at least one strategy on how to apply research and evidence effectively in their practice. Part of the IRISS What Works: Putting Research Into Practice series, Peter Beresford - bit.ly/​awQjhi - talks about effective user involvement. Edinburgh, 20 January, 2010

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IRISS Video - Peter Beresford on facilitating user involvement

IRISS hosted a series of workshops around the theme of What Works in delivering positive outcomes in the social services. The workshops were intended to be practice oriented, with the aim that attendees took home at least one strategy on how to apply research and evidence effectively in their practice. Part of the IRISS What Works: Putting Research Into Practice series, Peter Beresford - bit.ly/​awQjhi - talks about effective user involvement.

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