Response to Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill consultation

Here is the CLDMS response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill, submitted January 2014

Steps to Self-evaluation

The Steps to Self Evaluation’, is a toolkit developed with CLD practitioners to support self evaluation, with a step-by-step guide, case studies and resources. It was produced by practitioners from Argyll and Bute, West Dunbartonshire and Stirling Councils. CLDMS now plans to work with them to update this as a resource for all its members, […]

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill consultation

The Scottish Government is consulting on its proposals for a Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill , with a closing date for comments of 24 January. We expect that CLDMS will want to make a submission, summarising the views of as wide a range of our members as possible. Please pass any thoughts, notes or your own […]

CLDMS Conference 2013

The CLDMS annual conference was held in East Kilbride, October 31- November 1, 2013. On 31 October our theme was ‘CLD – taking a strategic approach. On 1 November we looked at ‘New challenges for CLD’ and ‘Developing our practice and impact’. Some of the presentations made to the conference or workshops, or notes of […]

Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill – our response

The response by Community Learning and Development Managers Scotland to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a proposed Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill can be read here.

Curriculum for Excellence – the movie

 The North Alliance, of Community Learning and Development services and organisations in the North of Scotland, has  produced this short animated film which explains the background to the Curriculum for Excellence and how it links to Community Learning and Development principles. The film is narrated by Keir Bloomer, a member of the original Curriculum Review […]

CLDMS Conference 2011

Presentations by speakers and to workshops at our November 2011 Conference are now available here, together with feedback from discussions on the consultation on 16+ learning and on the proposal for a national strategy for Community Learning and Development.

Measuring the Impact of CLD: Learning Event

Presentations are now available here from the 15 November 2011 event, hosted by Education Scotland, with support from CLDMS, at Stirling Management Centre.

Evaluating the Impact of CLD on National and Local Outcomes

LTS in conjunction with CLDMS commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd to undertake research into the impact of CLD on national and local outcomes. The report is now available here.

Christie Commission calls for services built round communities

The Christie Commission on the Future of Public Services in Scotland has called for public services to be built around people and communities,