The College Blogs

Blogs written by College staff, students, alumni and industry experts. 

Loneliness of the Long time Lock In

A blog that reflects on how being locked down provided us with an experience of loneliness and what this teaches us about how we support people.

Values are all we have


During a crisis, how do we plot our way forward so we deal with the issues but keep to our mission at the same time.

So what do social care workers do?

A blog on social care asking you, is social care the profession for you.

Are you looking for advice or support in accessing best practice educational opportunities for your staff?

Don't hesitate to contact the Open Training College. We have helped many people in the same situations as you're probably in. We try to respond within two working days. We hope to hear from you soon.

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― open training college 2016

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