Community Development Alliance Scotland

Future Governance of the CLD Standards Council: Consultation

The CLD Standards Council (Scotland) was established in 2008 by Scottish Government Ministers as the professional body with responsibility for setting standards in Community Learning and Development. It was assigned to Education Scotland as host agency, but is recognised separately on … Continue reading

Enabling Empowerment – Community Development in Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces

The Scottish Community Development Centre has produced a report for Voluntary Action Scotland which is intended to stimulate debate within the Third Sector Interface network as to how to consolidate and strengthen the community development role of TSIs. The report … Continue reading

Ideas for a national commitment to community development

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

Children, Young People & Families Early Intervention and Adult Learning & Empowering Communities Fund Evaluation

This baseline report is part of a formative evaluation which aims to assess whether the overall vision for the Fund, which is intended to enhance the core services and infrastructure of national third sector organisations, is being achieved and to … Continue reading

Improving access to learning about community development practice

Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Community Development Work have been available for a number of years, but have not been widely used. They include mandatory and optional units based on the Community Development National Occupational Standards. National and local organisations including … Continue reading

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