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Research/evidence re: benefits of learning outcomes

General and specific to mental hrealth

Portsmouth Headspace & Highbury College Back on Track Videos are now on our YouTube channel

We are pleased to say that, with a bit of technical help from Highbury College (thanks Kerry), the two Back on Track videos launched at the conference in Portsmouth in 2010 are now available on our MHFE YouTube channel. If you are not already familiar with Back on Track you might also want to check out the Back on Track resources box set. 

Back on Track

This is the first year report from the pioneering Back on Track project developed in Portsmouth between Headspace Early Intervention Service and Highbury College. It inspired the Back on Track 2 project.

See all of the resources in the Back on Track collection

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.

Back on Track How to Guide (2010)

A companion to the original Back on Track report and Back on Track 2, this guide has been written by the creators of the original Back on Track initiative in Portsmouth, in response to requests by practitioners wishing to develop a similar model of working.

The Back on Track How to Guide is a checklist to support providers to develop their own local partnerships to improve opportunities for learners with mental health difficulties.

It is provided in Word format so that you can complete the checklist electronically.

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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