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200200 2002

Future citizens CD-ROM

Type: Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

An interactive CD-ROM featuring activites, worksheets and teacher's notes.
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£35.00
200600 2006

Inclusive Education in primary schools - supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

by Karen Knamiller and Mary Duffy

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

This pack offers a holistic approach to supporting inclusive education and explores ways of working with children, parents/carers, teachers and volunteer befrienders.
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£85.00
 

Module 1: Using research evidence in practice: an introduction - Trainer's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module contains session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
200600 2006

Module 1: Using research evidence in practice: an introduction - Learner's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - what we mean by research evidence and why we need to use it - identifying the factors that affect practitioner decision making and the role of research - why not all evidence is equal and challenging claims to authority - appraising the obstacles/enablers to using research in practice - make sense of research jargon.
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£12.00
 

Module 2: Locating research evidence in five steps - Trainer's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module pack includes session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
 

Module 2: Locating research evidence in five steps - Learner's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including - how to formulate a search question and strategy on a specific practice issue - identifying key search terms and making the search sufficiently broad/narrow - looking for research using the internet and online resources - using gateways and databases to find research - how to get full copies of research papers.
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£12.00
 

Module 3: Appraising and reviewing research evidence - Trainer's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module pack includes session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
 

Module 3: Appraising and reviewing research evidence - Learner's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - research design understanding quantitative and qualitative methods - the different types of questions that quantitative and qualitative research can answer - a gentle guide to statistics and qualitative research methods - the importance of critical appraisal, tried and tested critical thinking tools provided.
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£12.00
 

Module 4: Adapting and applying evidence: issues for individual practitioners and organisations - Trainer's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - the evaluation cycle - what are trying to achieve - outcome or output knowing the difference and measuring them - selecting indicators and identifying sources of evidence - what and when planning your evaluation - how methods and tools for collecting and recording data - analysing and presenting evaluation data - reflecting on practice, learning from and sharing the findings.
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£22.00
 

Module 4: Adapting and applying evidence: issues for individual practitioners and organisations - Learner's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - practical paths to becoming an evidence-based organisation - identifying obstacles to acting on evidence - increasing access to evidence for practitioners, team managers and project leaders - presenting evidence to achieve change and developing dissemination plans - predicting and responding to resistance.
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£12.00
 

Module 5: Outcome-focused evaluation - Trainer's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module pack includes session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£25.00
 

Module 5: Outcome-focused evaluation - Learner's pack

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - the evaluation cycle - what are trying to achieve - outcome or output knowing the difference and measuring them - selecting indicators and identifying sources of evidence - what and when planning your evaluation - how methods and tools for collecting and recording data - analysing and presenting evaluation data - reflecting on practice, learning from and sharing the findings
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£15.00
 

The Evidence Guide - the complete five modules

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

Helps social care professionals find, judge and apply research evidence in practice. This easy to use modular resource is perfect for anyone - from commisioning managers to social work students - wanting to know how to make better use of research evidence in practice and service development.
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£140.00
 

Where we are at

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

A fun, interactive CD-ROM developed through research in Barnardo's projects.
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£12.99
200700 2007

Aiming for High

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

Replace fear with fun and help children prepare for the move to high school. This big box pack is full of games, activities and an animated film (DVD) to help deal with children's anxieties.
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£150.00
 

Offside Workbook with DVD

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

This film and workbook explore appropriate teenage relationships and challenge sexual beliefs that can be associated with harmful sexual behaviour.
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£63.75
 

About self-harm

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This concise booklet explains why young people self-harm, dispels some common myths and provides information about accessing help and support.
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Free
 

History of Barnardo's from 1845 to the present day

Type: Teaching resources, Miscellaneous

Learn about the history and work of the UK's biggest children's charity.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Children

Type: Teaching resources, Miscellaneous

A history of Barnardo's work with children.
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Free
201000 2010

Let's find out about Barnardo's

Type: Teaching resources

Learn about the history and work of the UK's biggest children's charity. For Key Stage 2, ages: 7-11.
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Free
201000 2010

Barnardo's timeline

Type: Teaching resources

Download, print off and display your very long timeline in your classroom (or take it home) and find out about major historical events in the UK and at Barnardo's.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Eggciting Challenge (Primary School - Key Stages 1 and 2)

Type: Teaching resources

This fun activity gives children the chance to decorate a hard boiled egg. Their challenge is to look after it for a week.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Big Bean Challenge (Primary School - Key Stages 1 and 2)

Type: Teaching resources

This practical activity challenges children to plant and care for their own runner bean and watch it grow into a beanstalk.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Big Bounce (Primary School - Key Stages 1 and 2)

Type: Teaching resources

This entertaining activity challenges children to bounce as many times as they can, using different types of bouncing. Children will understand the importance of daily exercise whilst also learning about the physical effects on the body.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Care and Share Challenge (Primary School - Key Stages 1 and 2)

Type: Teaching resources

Take up the Care and Share Challenge for a fun take on friends and friendships, and you could be helping fund Barnardo's work with children seriously affected by bullying.
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Free
 

Barnardo's Big Bauble Challenge (Primary School - Key Stages 1 and 2)

Type: Teaching resources

Design a bauble for your class Christmas tree or wall, make a wish that will help make a child's life better, and raise money to help make your wish come true.
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Free
 

Year 7 Lesson plan 1 - Discover Barnardo's and the charity sector

Type: Teaching resources

Here children will gain an understanding of the charity sector as a whole, Barnardo¿s development over the ages and the plight of vulnerable children in the UK.
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Free
 

Year 7 lesson plan 2 - Understanding Barnardo's Communication with the Public (Part One)

Type: Teaching resources

Pupils will engage with posters from previous Barnardo's advertising campaigns. They will assess the communication materials¿ effectiveness by examining language devices, imagery and general form.
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Free
 

Year 7 lesson plan 3 - Understanding Barnardo's Communication with the Public (Part Two)

Type: Teaching resources

Building on the previous lessons work pupils will be asked to compare the effectiveness of different posters.
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Free
 

Year 7 lesson plan 4 - Create your Own Poster for Barnardo's

Type: Teaching resources

Pupils will use their media analysis skills to make their own poster for Barnardo's.
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Free
200600 2006

Protecting self and keeping safe

by Mel Foley

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

WINNER - Children & Young People's Services "Stay Safe Award" 2006. A pack of materials for social workers, teachers & youth leaders to use in delivering effective education on sexual exploitation.
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£45.00
201304 Apr 2013

Children affected by the imprisonment of a family member: A handbook for schools developing good practice

by Owen Gill and Julia Morgan

Type: Teaching resources

The handbook is a practical resource to help schools support the children of prisoners. It covers the main research and gives examples of good practice. It provides checklists that schools can use to ensure they are doing everything possible to support this very vulnerable group. It also includes an A3 poster for display which emphasises that the school supports children of prisoners.
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£10.00
201511 Nov 2015

Bringing Five to Thrive Alive: two approaches to implementing Five to Thrive within Barnardo's

by Bridget Pettitt

Type: Policy and research documents, Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

Five to Thrive, developed by Kate Cairns Associates, is a flexible approach that offers learning for practitioners and parents. It is designed to enhance awareness of the central ingredients for healthy brain development in babies, with five key activities - Respond, Cuddle, Relax, Play, Talk - described as the 'building blocks for a healthy brain.'
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Free
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