At the event we held with international partners last autumn, Kirstin Paaby from Norway told us about the ‘Nordic Education for Sustainability’ programme. A newly published booklet about the programme is now available (in English).
The CDAS Annual Conference, ‘Making Community Empowerment a Reality’ will be held on Tuesday 7 March 2017 from 10.30-3.30pm (Registration from 10am) at St Paul’s and St George’s Church, 46, York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RH. Our communities have great potential … Continue reading
CDAS supported a successful conference in Glasgow in November, led by the European Community Development Network and International Association for Community Development. It looked at ‘Community Development for Sustainable Development: Placing Community Development Values and Practices at the Heart of … Continue reading
This half day masterclass is presented for CDAS by Alan Budge of PB Partners, who has wide experience of promoting Participatory Budgeting (PB) in Scotland and across the UK. It will provide an overview of PB, with the aims of: … Continue reading
Last year the Scottish Government announced that it will ‘take the lead for national policy for community development’ through its Community Empowerment Unit. This perhaps represents a recognition that community development is essential to the successful implementation of the Community … Continue reading
A CDAS Members’ Meeting in September looked at Participatory Budgeting in policy and practice. Jez Hall, PB Partners and Chris Harkins, Glasgow Centre for Population Health gave presentations, followed by a lively discussion. A note of the presentations and discussion … Continue reading