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Supporting the FACES sector workforce

All levels of FACES sector workforce development to improve mental health and wellbeing in learning organisations and staff

Snapshots from the NIACE/LSC/NSIP Partnership Programme Evaluation 2008/9

This document provides a summary of the main findings described in the independent evaluation of the LSC/NIACE/NSIP Partnership Programme 2008/9 undertaken by the Lerarning and Skills Network.

A copy of the full report is available on request, email the-team@mhfe.org.uk


Shift website and resources

This link will take you to the main Shift website. Shift  was set up in 2004  to tackle stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues in England. It  built on the mind out for mental health campaign, which ran from 2001 to April 2004 and was part of the National Mental Health Development Unit (NMHDU). NMHDU and Shift ceased on 31st March 2011.

Shift's work and the resources it produced focused on the following:


Key useful resources produced included:

Take Ten People (TTP): training materials

Archived resource

Part of the Take Ten People box set  and our  DIY CPD collection of resources that trainers can use to deliver training.

 This booklet includes practical CPD activities to support: 

Take Ten People - Ups and Downs Board Game

Archived resource 

This board game was one of a series of resources that make up the Take Ten People: An integrated approach to employment , learning and skills for people with mental health difficulties. 

The board game:

Workforce equality in the North East: A resource pack to support the recruitment of people with experience of mental health conditions into further education

The development of this resource was funded by the LSC North East Equality and Diversity team. it comprises short activity based units and aims to improve the employment opportunities of people with mental health conditions in the region. It is designed for those with strategic responsibility for equality and diversity within the post-16 sector in the North East, including equality and diversity managers, HR directors, line managers and union representatives.


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