The revised Community Development National Occupational Standards have now been formally approved by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. The Commission is non-departmental public body that provides advice on skills and employment policy to the UK Government and the devolved administrations.
The CLD Standards Council has produced a new learning resource ‘ Ethical Practice – Competent Practitioners’. It is aimed at assisting practitioners to use the CLD Code of Ethics to reflect on and improve practice. It includes an introductory video … Continue reading
The International ABCD Festival highlighting Asset Based Community Development has just taken place in Blackpool. The Coady Institute has made podcasts available, including talks by Cormac Russell, Peter Kenyan and John McKnight.
This Joseph Rowntree Foundation study investigates how everyday help and support allow people to lead ‘liveable’ lives, exploring the impact of social context and relationships and the development of support over time. (Summary) The research, by a team from ScotCen … Continue reading
The new Community Development National Occupational Standards (2015) have been approved and published by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). The Standards set out clearly the purpose and values of community development, the key functions of a community … Continue reading
The giving and receiving of informal acts of help, or kindliness, is taken for granted in many communities. However this is an area which is little researched or understood. This Joseph Rowntree Foundation paper finds that: As well as the … Continue reading