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Prescriptions for learning/social prescribing learning

Research, theory and case studies about prescriptions for learning - includes relevant social prescribing policy and examples. 

Prescribing Learning: A guide to good practice in learning and health

This book shows what can happen when you put adult education and learning together. It makes an important early contribution to the case for the positive benefits of real partnership working and joined up local thinking to increase participation in adult learning as a catalyst for health improvement in its widest sense.  

Winning Hearts and Minds

Winning Hearts and Minds is intended to provide you with all the information you need to win over the hearts and minds of managers, practitioners, learners and funders to the idea of 'Prescriptions for Learning.

DEVELOP Mentors

DEVELOP Mentors are trained and ready to go! They will be matched with learners taking part in a variety of courses who are keen to progress, with support, into volunteering placements that are right for them.

Libraries as a great resource

Hi, Have you heard about a national initiative that Libraries are doing called 'Books on Prescription'? If not, there is info on readingagency.org.uk/readingwell. This would support any of the Mental Health Community Learning Pilots that are out there. Lisa

Discovering Potential: A practitioner's guide to supporting improved self-esteem and well-being through adult learning

Building confidence and a sense of well-being is increasingly being seen as a means of enabling learners to make the most of their potential and to participate more fully in society. But how do you it?

Discovering potential is a resource pack that supports practitioners and managers who work with adults with low self-esteem. It looks at:

Winning Hearts and Minds: How to promote health and well-being through participation in adult learning

This publication is out of print. A scanned PDF is attached below.

You can also contact the author, Kathryn James via this website > register >networking in the left hand sidebar > find someone > search 'Kathryn James' > send message via the website.

Getting to Level 2

This briefing sheet looks at the strategies used to enable learners on Prescription for Learning projects to achieve level 2 or equivalent accreditation.
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