This free course provides an opportunity for people who work within voluntary organisations, as paid employees or staff, to develop energetic, practical and thoughtful leadership practice. Approximately 15 hours; Introductory level After studying this course the learner will be able to: • approach leadership in a more energetic and thoughtful way • discuss approaches to leadership in relation to a number of pressing concerns relevant to voluntary organisations • practise leadership in a more robust way, through drawing on some key practices • offer a critique of dominant approaches to leadership in relation to cases from the voluntary sector • discuss and reflect on leadership in the voluntary sector in relation to ethics • articulate a form of leadership rooted in practice between diverse groups of people and contexts.
SPN course Introducing practical healthcare is a short course which introduces the basic healthcare assistant role and healthcare practice. The course covers the healthcare assistant role, working with patients and colleagues, healthcare practice and duty of care.
Physiology is the study of how organisms function. The emphasis in this unit is on the functioning of vertebrate animals, including humans, and a variety of solutions to the problems posed by different habitats and ways of life are illustrated. This unit will be of particular interest to those who have a general concern for biology and those engaged in teaching and research.
Concern for the environment is playing a major role in society nationally and internationally. Transboundary issues such as acid rain, ozone layer depletion and global warming have assisted in placing environmental issues firmly in our consciousness.
An introduction to the requirement for IP addresses in order to deliver Internet services. Investigate the structure of the IPv4 address, and learn how to assign addresses to devices that are found in a home network. Follow the progress of a www transfer between a web browser and a web server, discovering why DNS helps make the WWW an easier place to visit.
An introduction to Dyslexia and inclusive practice for teachers, community educators and anyone with an interest in these issues.
An Introduction to Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice for Community Learning & Development (CLD) developed to provide an introduction for community educators and anyone within a CLD setting in Scotland to raise awareness of dyslexia and improve their inclusive practice.
This introduction to ecopsychology explores how climate change affects how we feel about our world and our future. We will explore how strong feelings triggered by this crisis can send us into denial and despair, hindering our ability to act meaningfully. We will also come to understand more about our emotional responses and how they can empower us to learn to live with climate change.
This courses provides an introduction to games in the classroom. The course will focus on freely available online games, which can provide a starting point for exploring their use in the classroom without investment in hardware and software. At the conclusion of this course you will have developed a lesson plan ready for implementation in your classroom.
This unit is an introduction to the subject of International Economic Law. It includes a historical development of the subject and refers to the principal organisations related to International Economic Law.
The study unit gives a brief overview of the legal history in Wales from the 12th century, followed by an overview of devolution and referendums, the law making powers of the Welsh Assembly and the possible future for legal Wales.
Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users and carers and in the practice of social work practitioners. This course will introduce you to the importance of recognising that social work practice happens in context. In particular, you will learn about what this means for social work in Wales – in the Welsh context.