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Don’t be afraid of facts and figures

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Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 04 Nov 2013
Numbers and data aren't confined to mathematics—they're everywhere.

How much do you know about children in care?

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How much do you know about children in care? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University. Images: Stephen Collins
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2013
There are lots of myths surrounding children in care. Can you decipher fact from fiction? Take our quiz to find out

Family Fortunes

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Family Fortunes
Introductory Level Updated 25 Jan 2013
What difference could you make to the wellbeing of a family facing difficult circumstances? Find out with this activity 

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Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

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Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland Copyrighted image Credit: (c) John Birdsall
Introductory Level Duration 40 hours Updated 23 Dec 2013
This course will provide the foundations of understanding self-directed support in Scotland in the wider context of personalisation. Providing...

Designing space for dementia care

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Designing space for dementia care
Introductory Level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
The lives of people with dementia can be improved by careful consideration of key features of the design of the spaces in which they live. This...

Introducing social work practice

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Introductory Level Duration 24 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of ‘social work values’ as well as the...

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BA (Honours) Social Work (England)

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BA (Honours) Social Work (England) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
Qualify as a social worker in England with this unique work-based degree, offered in partnership with employers – who must sponsor and register you...

An introduction to health and social care

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An introduction to health and social care Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 May 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Explore through real-life case studies how we give or receive health and social care services in residential and community settings, hospitals,...

Foundations for social work practice

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Foundations for social work practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 600 hours Updated 15 May 2013 Register by 09 Jan 2014
Understand the key roles of social work, social work standards and codes of practice – and explore how they work in practice using case study...