CHEX has made available a report from a joint seminar with Lothian Community Health Projects’ Forum to raise awareness of the Community-led Health for All: Developing Good Practice Learning Resource.
The CLD Standards Council has shared Charlie McConnell’s autobiographical reflections on his 40 years in community learning and development. He gives a potted history of community education and community development in Scotland over those years, and has strong opinions on much … Continue reading
Planning is well underway for a major international conference, to be held in the run-up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The gathering will be an exploration of “our common wealth” – how community-based solutions are tackling some of our … Continue reading
The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) has been the sector skills council responsible for Community Learning and Development and youth work across the UK. (since LLUK lost that role a year or two ago). Now LSIS too has confirmed … Continue reading
The CLD Standards Council has approved the University of the West of Scotland’s new BA / BA (Hons) in Community Learning and Participation. The new degree has been offered following the announcement of the forthcoming closure of the University of … Continue reading
One of the first cohort to go through the training and development programme for community organisers, established as part of the ‘Big Society’ policy (remember that?), blogs about what this involved.