A new Person Centred Planning course will begin on November 25th, 2013. Fully accredited, this course will teach you the principles, skills and the techniques used in creating Person Centred Planning for the individual and for the wider organisation. The programme offers a range of blended learning options and comprehensive… read more →
And I thought rushing for the train was hassle enough when going to college. I had no clue!
The third edition of Applied Social Care by Kevin Lalor and Perry Share has just been published. Suitable for students of Applied Social Studies, it provides a comprehensive introduction to all key study areas within Applied Social Care and Social Care Practice, including theoretical approaches, practice issues, social care and… read more →
Always good to hear some genuine feedback. This from one of our Certificate in Applied Management students. Places are available but the deadline is looming fast. Please alert colleagues and friends. All going great and can I just say how unbelievably relevant ALL the course content is now that I… read more →
Nice piece in todays Irish Times ‘Insight’ supplement about the OTCs suite of training options this Autumn. View training options on the OTC site
Further education and College places? Some children will never have a chance because of the horrific behaviour of some adults. From the Save the Children Campaign Site The civil war in Syria is now in its third year. Nearly 7,000 children have died during the conflict, more than 2 million… read more →
Final few minutes tracing the experiences of Alan, a Third Year student of the BA in Applied Social Studies (Disability). Its been a grueling few months for Alan and now he faces his final result. There have been many vital lessons learned. Has he done enough to graduate from the Open… read more →
The fourth in a five-part series tracing Alan’s journey through the Final Year of the BA in Applied Social Studies (Disability). Alan is feeling the pressure of having to succeed this year, otherwise if he fails he will have no other choice but to repeat the full three years of… read more →
In Part 3 of the journey through Year 3 of the BA in Social Studies (Disability), we hear how Alan is coping with preparations for his first exam. Adult learners generally dislike the pressue of exams and prefer written assignments. Will Alan pass or fail his first written exam?
A five minute update on how our Year 3 student, Alan, is progressing through the busy workload of the BA in Applied Social Studies (Disability) course. Hear how the components of the Supported Open Learning Model are supporting Alan through the assessment process helping him to Earn and Learn!