The All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training have produced a set of standards for community work. The aim is to provide a reference point and guide for key stakeholders that seek to support community work for … 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
IACD’s Board has adopted a new Global Definition for Community Development, after consultation with members. It is encouraging members to promote the new definition worldwide. It is intended to combat the tendency for community development to mean ‘all things to … Continue reading
As part of the legacy from the closure of the Community Development Foundation, the Local Trust has announced plans for a “major new research project that will capture the contemporary value of community development and scope its future … which … Continue reading
Social Work and Community Development share many values, but in Scotland nowadays they are often neither practiced nor taught together. CDAS has been exploring the issues that might be involved in bringing them closer together. First we issued a ‘proposal … Continue reading
The Australian Community Workers Association have published their Code of Ethics and Practice Standards.