Education & Academia

Values Based Practice

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 The Collaborating Centre has been set up to support the development of values-based practice through shared learning. Based at St Catherine’s College in Oxford the Centre brings together a wide range of individuals and organisations working on different aspects of values-based practice around the world. 

Centre For Public Health

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CPH is part of the Faculty of Education, Health & Community at Liverpool John Moores University. We offer expertise in a range of methodologies including health research, evaluation, systematic reviews, surveillance, audit, epidemiology and statistics. 

UCAS - Students With Disabilities

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 The UCAS website provides useful information for students with disabilities, and helps to provide guidance. UCAS provide videos to help answer your questions and give you valuable advice. 

Primary Futures

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Primary Futures is a new free resource for state primary schools that brings literacy and numeracy to life, broadens horizons for school children and links their learning to their futures.

Volunteers pledge one hour a year to visit a school near home or work to talk about their job or profession.

Knowledge Hub

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Knowledge Hub is the free-to-join digital collaboration platform for social good. Members and communities can connect and exchange knowledge, ideas, insight and experience to drive productivity and improve public services. The secure environment offers easy-to-use, collaborative tools to help members keep up to date with current thinking, save time and money by learning from others, inspire innovations and create new ways of working. 

SSPC Mentorship Programme

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The Mentorship programme aims to assist Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology students to develop their skills, knowledge and personal attributes that will help them to secure and be successful in their future careers. 

Marvelous Max - Autism Awareness for Kids

Marvelous Max is a 3 minute animated video for Primary School kids. The aim of the video is to create more awareness of autism spectrum disorder. ​ The Marvelous Max program is a free resource for all schools across Australia.   

For more information  www.marvelousmax.com.au
 

Positive Pete

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Could you be the person to help make a difference to a young person’s life?

‘Positive Pete’ is a registered charity committed to helping young people find their inner resources and the skills they need to move forward in areas of their lives they find challenging. We work in various schools in the London Borough of Bromley, Richmond & Kingston, Grays Essex & Weybridge Surrey.

Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School

 This evidence-based workshop provides you with a safe space to think about what you are trying to achieve and how you are going about it. 

Tips for attending University with a disability

From Accessable "Going away to university for the first time can be daunting for everyone. There are many institutions to choose from and all of them offer different experiences, different subjects and different courses. But if you also have access requirements and are leaving home, there can be additional factors to consider,  our Detailed Access Guides cover everything you’ll need to know about  from lecture halls and libraries to accommodation, bars, parking facilities and accessible toilets

Help Cumbria student Sharon Marshall in her research

Would anyone like to help Cumbria University student Sharon Marshall in her research?

 

She is currently engaged in a project focusing on the disability employment gap in the UK.

The aim of this study is to explore individuals with a self-reported, long-term, mobility impairment and who has experience of job-seeking and working within the UK. 

Participants will be required to take part in an interview lasting approximately 30 minutes via telephone , Skype or FaceTime (each participant can choose their preferred option) on a mutually agreed date between 28th February -31st March 2019. 

The participant inclusion criteria is individuals of any gender, with self-reported long term mobility impairment and no cognitive impairment, who:

1) Currently, or have previously been, employed or job seeking in the UK
2) Are of working age
3 ) Have access to a phone, Skype or FaceTime 

If you are interested in taking place in the study please contact Sharon directly confirming your interest

s1706250@uni.cumbria.ac.uk 

Sharon will then forward you a participant information sheet with all the study details which you can review before deciding if you wish to participate.

University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria