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
What Works Scotland recently facilitated international learning about participatory budgeting between public services in Scotland and Paris, Their team of researchers and practitioners have prepared a series of blog posts to share learning from the experience.
The Glasgow Centre for Population Health has published new research into asset-based approaches in services, plus two infographics.
Education Scotland has published a Family Learning Review – the first of its kind in Scotland. It reviews international and national evidence and good practice around family learning and provides guidance on how to develop models that work for both … Continue reading
Total current spending by Scottish councils has reduced by 11% in real terms from £17.18 billion to £15.30 billion in the last six years according to a new report from the Local Government Benchmarking Framework. The report also highlights that … Continue reading
Scotland’s third sector is failing to grow. New figures from SCVO show that only 53% of Scottish charities saw their turnover go up last year and the average increase was far below inflation at just 0.0001%. The majority of the … Continue reading