A total of 6 reviews of Development Trusts have now been carried out by HMI / Education Scotland. Development Trusts Association Scotland reports that a meeting was recently convened to reflect on what has been learned from the process and … Continue reading
Community Organisers Ltd (COLtd) has announced that it has secured a £4.2m contract from the Office of Civil Society, part of the Department of Culture Media and Sport, to expand the number of Community Organisers in England from 6,500 to … Continue reading
We have all seen illustrations of the ‘ladder of participation’ and similar ideas. This Flickr page by someone called Tim Bonnemann gathers together lots and lots of them.
A new (downloadable) book on community learning and community development in Scotland ’Influencing Change: CLD in Scotland, 2001-2015’ (The Making of an Empowering Profession, Volume 2), edited by Colin Ross, brings together the key policy and guidance documents across all … Continue reading
The Glasgow Centre for Population Health has published new research into asset-based approaches in services, plus two infographics.
The Scottish Government has published the draft guidance for the Participation Request part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, following consultations. Regulations and guidance are needed to fill in the detail of how the Participation Request mechanism as set out in Part 3 of … Continue reading