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Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)

  • Mark Lee
  • 07 Jul 2017
  • Posted in: Health & Social Care

People on the autism spectrum can display vastly different communication skills and behaviours.

Some can be overwhelmed by information from their surroundings leading them to develop repetitive actions or behaviours of concern.

While some young people can explain when they are experiencing feelings of sadness, anxiety or frustration other children may not be able to do this or find it more difficult.

The Together Trust is implementing Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) across all of our servi…

  • autism ,
  • health ,
  • health care ,
  • health services ,
  • mental health ,
  • physical health ,
  • public health

Critical course reading – making it more engaging?

  • Pearson
  • 28 Jun 2017
  • Posted in: Education & Training

In many introductory courses, we consistently hear lecturers lament that students come into class having not read the book or completed the assignment. Reading remains a core and essential foundational skill, and with the ubiquity of information today, it could be argued that “critical reading” is more important than ever. From “critical reading” stem the core academic skills of “critical thinking” and “critical writing”.

Revel is a new interactive learning tool that has been designed to engage…

  • Teaching ,
  • teaching methods ,
  • teaching metrics ,
  • teaching standards ,
  • Teaching Excellence Framework

Sporting governance and integrity in practice

  • Verity Postlethwaite
  • 28 Jun 2017
  • Posted in: Health & Social Care, Education & Training

The Standards in Sport: Ethics, Integrity and Governance event was packed full of a variety of expertise, as 13 speakers gave in depth presentations and case studies about contemporary and historical issues in the sport sector. The entire day was facilitated by the Sport and Recreation Alliance CEO Emma Boggis, who showcased the Principles of Good Governance, a set of tools that offer practical guidance on the highest standards of governance and organisational performance. The relevance of this …

  • sport ,
  • sport governance ,
  • Sport-Ethics ,
  • sporting activities ,
  • sport participation ,
  • ethical principles ,
  • governance ,
  • governance practises