Presentation on theme: "Www.scils.co.uk www.scils.co.uk www.eils.co.uk. Background Two websites that provide learning materials and information to Health, Social Services, Education."— Presentation transcript:
Background Two websites that provide learning materials and information to Health, Social Services, Education and the Independent sector Enabling Organisations to meet the learning needs as outlined in the Skills For Care (SFC) and the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) training strategies and the National Minimum Standards
On the site Over 180 learning sessions on the two websites – mixture of Individual Learning Sessions and Group Learning Sessions Materials from both sites are linked directly into various qualifications: Common/CWDC Induction Standards Health and Social Care Standards Learning Disability Qualification (coming soon) Registered Managers Award Etc etc
Individual Learning Sessions For an individual to complete on their own or with a manager / trainer / assessor Last up to one and a half hours in length Broken up into introduction, parts, activities, summary, reading list, assignment. Some available in two formats – online and downloadable A Certificate and Evaluation of Learning is available for each Learning Session
Individual Sessions Online (Not all sessions) – Completed while connected to a computer. – Store Answers to tasks online – Personalise the layout: text (fonts, colours, sizes) and background (colours) can be changed Downloadable – PDF format - can be saved to a computer and printed out for use while not at a computer – Full session in hardcopy – downloaded at once – You do not need to access a computer to work with the materials as Colleagues/Managers can print/photocopy materials for you – Option to print in colour
Group Learning Sessions For a trainer/manager to print out and run with a group of staff Objectives, links to awards, activities, timings, handouts and a step by step approach to deliver the training Generally last about one to one and a half hours – some last half a day Full training pack for the Common Induction Standards and CWDC Induction Standards including evidence booklets A Certificate and Evaluation of Learning is available for each Learning Session
Learning Sessions Guidance for staff undertaking the A1, A2 and V1 Awards Guidance for assessors who are assessing the Child Care Learning and Development awards The list of sessions is not static A pool of writers contracted by SCILS gives a wide knowledge base
Finding Learning Sessions Sessions are separated into seven sections, and also listed alphabetically Keep a personal record of completed sessions Browse the full list A search facility enabling you to search for a particular unit
News desk We visit over 60 Social Care / Health / Education websites A weekly update of key documents, new policies, legislation and provide summary and link direct to source. Combines relevant stories from a variety of news sites – saving you time by having everything in one place An optional email is sent out giving details of updates – the email also gives information on updates to the website – new facilities etc
Discussions Board A forum for users to have discussions/debates and generally ask questions of each other The website is used on a national scale by a wide range of professionals, who not only add to the breadth of discussions and debates but also contribute to the site sharing information on best practice, course details and new tools. Receive emails when discussions are started or added to Have group or general discussions
Question and Answer Service A confidential facility to have a discussion with a member of SCILS/EILS on a relevant topic and receive a reply within 48 working hours Mainly used as a signpost to either our website or other organisations Questions are stored so you are able to view previous answers at anytime in the future
Website List List of websites created by users of the SCILS / EILS website Websites are listed alphabetically Websites are listed in specialisms.
Registration Contact > for a Registration Number – > Go to www.scils.co.uk or www.eils.co.uk and click on Register. Use the Registration Number you have been given to create a personal username and password. Once registered you need to login and answer two questions about your work environment (e.g. Do you mainly work with adults or children?) The Registration Number can be given to colleagues or staff within your organisation to enable them to register on the website.