The Learning Exchange is an online digital library developed by IRISS (the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services), hosting learning resources specifically for social and disability services education and training. These include information sheets, official publications, interactive learning resources, video clips, case studies, podcasts and radio broadcasts. The Learning Exchange has reviewed a range of resources developed by The Fast Track Inclusion Trust in collaboration with the Ecosynergy Group (EGL) and are now distributing them via their web-based platform:
These are accessible via: lx.iriss.org.uk/search/apachesolr_search/ecosynergy
This link takes you to a short list of resources we have developed (screenshot below). These resources are storytelling-based and use different learning strategies to distribute peer to peer knowledge.
As an example, clicking on the Leadership development programme for parents of disabled children (screenshot below), points to two types of media.
- Click on the highlighted green button "LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR PARENTS OF DISABLED CHILDREN" and this will take you to the online programme made up of a list of 10 interviews introduced by a trailer.
- If you want a hard copy guide describing the learning material, click on the Pdf File button.