Tertiary Catalogue

Social Care


Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Understanding Diabetes

Metformin is the most common medicine given to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The clip gives a brief overview of how metformin works, and who it is suitable for.

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Understanding Diabetes

This short clip looks at the different ways that incretin therapies are used to aid the breakdown of sugars in people with diabetes.

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Understanding Diabetes

Glitazones help increase the insulin sensitivity in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. This short clip explains when and how glitazones are used to treat diabetes.

Medicines: How Insulin Works

Understanding Diabetes

A short clip describing how insulin is used by cells for energy and what happens when it is not used correctly.

Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video introduces learners to the importance of weight and exercise in the management of diabetes. They will also learn about how medicines, blood glucose control, and HbA1c are used to treat diabetes.

Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video looks at the symptoms of diabetes, such as tiredness, weight loss and more frequent urination. It also looks at the long-term complications that can arise from diabetes.

Types of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The short clip introduces learners to diabetes. They will learn about the different types of diabetes, and how they occur.
Inside a Mosque

Inside a Mosque

Places of Worship

Where does the term ‘mosque’ come from? In which direction does the mihrab face? What does wudu involve? This programme investigates these questions and others by taking learners through a mosque to experience the rituals performed by...Show More
Inside a Buddhist Temple

Inside a Buddhist Temple

Places of Worship

What is the difference between Theravada and Mahayana? Why are elephant motifs found in temples? What is a mantra? This programme investigates these questions and more by taking a look at Buddhist symbolism, rituals and practices. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Hindu Mandir

Inside a Hindu Mandir

Places of Worship

How do mandalas feature in the floor plan of a mandir? Who conducts a puja service? What does aarti involve? This programme answers these questions and others through an exploration of Hindu religious beliefs and rituals. Viewers will learn about...Show More
Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Places of Worship

What is a guru? Why do Gurdwaras have four doors? What food is served during services? This programme explores these questions and more by tracing the history of Sikhism and looking at the rituals that serve as expressions of faith. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Synagogue

Inside a Synagogue

Places of Worship

Where is the ark in a synagogue? How many candles are in a menorah? When does Shabbat take place? This programme looks into these questions and more by investigating the sacred objects found in a synagogue and the services that are held within....Show More
Inside a Catholic Church

Inside a Catholic Church

Places of Worship

How were churches built? What symbols can be found inside? What happens during Mass? This programme explores these questions and more through a historical and contemporary lens, from the history of church design to the ceremonies carried out in a...Show More
Transition Anxiety

Transition Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

Starting at a new school is one of the biggest changes a young person can face and, understandably, it can bring with it many anxious thoughts and feelings. Looking specifically at practical strategies to manage their emotions and behaviours in...Show More
Social Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Social Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Social anxiety affects young and old alike and can be characterised by avoidance of, and distress in, varying social situations. Made specifically for teachers, this programme is a useful tool for identifying social anxiety within the schoolyard...Show More
Panic Disorders: A Teacher's Guide

Panic Disorders: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Panic disorder can evoke frightening physical and emotional reactions that can be confused with those of a heart attack and, as such, medical assistance should always be called in when a student begins to exhibit its symptoms. Once a panic...Show More
Specific Phobias: A Teacher's Guide

Specific Phobias: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Phobias can come in many forms, but the emotions and physical reactions that they elicit in young sufferers tend to look alike. Made specifically for teachers, this programme is a useful tool for identifying children with a phobia, understanding...Show More
Selective Mutism: A Teacher's Guide

Selective Mutism: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Important to distinguish from disengagement or deliberate non-participation in discussion, selective mutism is characterised by an inability to speak or communicate within certain social situations, often in an educational setting. Made...Show More
Generalised Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Generalised Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Generalised anxiety disorder is characterised by excessive worry over a sustained period and may affect a student in many physical, psychological and behavioural ways. Made specifically for teachers, this programme is a useful tool for...Show More
Separation Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Separation Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher's Guide

Separation anxiety can cause an overwhelming response in children when they are separated from a loved one, or even simply at the thought of separation. Essential viewing for educators, who may often witness symptoms of this anxiety at the school...Show More
What Is Anxiety?

What Is Anxiety?

Understanding Anxiety

How and when we experience anxiety is as individual as we are. The ways that we cope with and manage it are different too. This programme provides students with an introduction to anxiety, what it might look and feel like, and some of the useful...Show More
Exam Stress

Exam Stress

Understanding Anxiety

Nerves before a big test can be productive. But when nervous energy grows into an overwhelming anxiety, exam performance can suffer, just as the negative feelings and self-talk have convinced you it will. Important viewing for students ahead of...Show More
Participant Observation

Participant Observation

Sociological Methods in Action

Some research questions can only really be studied by sociologists getting out of their offices and interacting directly with the people they want to study. Starting with the famous Chicago school of sociology, this film looks at some classic...Show More
Questionnaires and Interviews

Questionnaires and Interviews

Sociological Methods in Action

How do school students negotiate the pressures to perform well academically alongside the pressure to be popular and cool? Carolyn Jackson combined questionnaires and interviews to research this question and this film uses her study, Lads and...Show More
Case Studies

Case Studies

Sociological Methods in Action

If you go and see your doctor or a therapist, you'll become a case to them. They'll want to know a lot more about you. Similarly, sociological case studies involve putting a social group, an event, or a place 'under the microscope'. This film...Show More