More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

Ella Bancroft faces a particular challenge in kickstarting her career — finding a way to marry her commercial goals with her Indigenous culture. Key points •180 business women attended the Australian-first meeting •600 women applied, eclipsing the 90 registrations expected •There's been a surge in the number of Indigenous business owners over the past decade, … Continue reading More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THE BAREFOOT GUIDES... This unusual and exceptional volume (and series) is hugely accessible yet deeply rooted in solid theory and extensive practice across a wide range of contexts and fields. Expect from it something truly unique in its combination of insight, reflection, experience and highly usable mixed text/visual presentation. It … Continue reading The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

CDAS conference 2018 – Development, Democracy and Dark Matter

This year's Community Development Alliance Scotland (CDAS) Conference will take place on 17th April 2018, 10am-3pm, at The Studio, Hope Street, Glasgow. The theme is the ties that bind us in our communities - hence dark matter! Speakers include: Sylvia Douglas, a successful woman empowerment entrepreneur on community development approaches to rebuilding broken lives Alasdair … Continue reading CDAS conference 2018 – Development, Democracy and Dark Matter

Participatory Budgeting Works Project: Ireland

The Participatory Budgeting Works Project is a collaborative effort including a range of organisations from the public, community and voluntary sector working together to create an enabling and supportive environment for PB.  The project is co-ordinated by Community Places.   The project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund through The Building Change Trust. Participatory Budgeting … Continue reading Participatory Budgeting Works Project: Ireland

Children’s Rights & the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in Scotland

From 10:00 to 13:00 on 28th March 2018 10 Bothwell Street G2 6LU Cost: 35 Many organisations and charities have an obligation to make their staff aware of the UNCRC and Children’s rights in Scotland. Participants will learn about the key provisions of the UNCRC and will participate in an activity designed to increase their … Continue reading Children’s Rights & the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in Scotland

Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) is about to go on tour!

Dear colleagues,  SCDC planning to deliver ten community-focused workshops across Scotland on participation requests, and we're asking interested community and voluntary organisations to help... Participation requests are part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act and enable community bodies to start a dialogue with public service authorities about how to improve outcomes. An accessible introduction to participation requests … Continue reading Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) is about to go on tour!

Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2018

Dublin will host the Joint World Social Work, Education and Social Development Conference, for the first time, on the 4-7 th July 2018 in the Royal Dublin Society. This major world conference is being organised on behalf of the International Federation of Social Workers, the International Schools of Social Work and the International Council on … Continue reading Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2018