Social Media in the Social Services
A report for IRISS by Focused on Learning Ltd - October 2010. Read more...
NY2SY: Solo Atlantic Row 2012
We're delighted to be sponsoring Niall Iain Macdonald on his Solo North Atlantic Row 2012, raising funds for the Scottish Association For Mental Health (SAMH). Read more...
Scottish Social Services Council's wins Innovation and Progress category in Guardian Public Services Awards 2011
We are delighted that one of our clients was recognised at a prestigious award ceremony in London in November. Read more...
Internet safety for carers
We have been commissioned by a national foster care organisation to do a training course for carers on the power of social media and the risks facing carers and looked after children. Read more...
The future for personalisation?
Service users, carers and digital engagement.
One of our Associate Consultants, Shirley Ayres, has written a report for IRISS examining the relevance of social media to the development of personalised social care in general, and to self-directed support in particular. Read more…
Training and Development
We pride ourselves on designing and delivering tailored training programmes that are practical, interactive and fun. More information...
We can help you to engage, motivate and retain the interest of your customers. More information...
Save time, money, paperwork and effort
If you're coming to the end of your financial year and you've got training budget still to spend we can provide you with training vouchers for use at a future date. More information...
We've written the script for a new video - Using Social Media in the Social Services – guidance for Scotland's social service workers. Read more...
Certified Trainers for Teamwork Project Manager
We're proud to be Certified Trainers for Teamwork Project Manager, software that really stands out from the crowd. Easy to use and full of features that just... well, work! Read more...
We're a different kind of consultancy. We'll deliver you great results but we'll also take extra time to listen to you and do all we can to make sure your improvements and success sustainable after we're gone. More information...
Use but don't abuse social media sites
Focused on Learning's Director, Jon Bolton, has written an article for Community Care magazine, advising social care staff to make sure their online presence is professionally appropriate, while remaining alive to the potential benefits of social media for service users. Read more...
Focused on Learning
We provide skilled and cost effective consultancy and training services.
We have a unique offering founded on the breadth and depth of our services. Our work spans consultancy and advice, communications support, building technical applications and delivering a range of training and development offerings.
We work mainly with clients in the public, academic and not-for-profit sectors, particularly in health and social care.
We've got a track record for providing trusted advice and support that helps organisations improve their services, knowledge management, and digital communications.
"Focused on Learning has been instrumental in helping SSSC create a platform for delivering workforce development support to the social services sector in Scotland. They were very responsive to our needs and have continued to offer effective expert support following the conclusion of the project."
Keith Quinn, Scottish Social Services Council
Focused on Learning support a wide range of clients. Click Here to find out more about who we work with and what they have to say about us.
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