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Resources Round-Up

Our Resource Round-Up features useful resources for those working in communities in Glasgow.  Please circulate to your colleagues and organisations in your networks.

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May 2018


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Capacity Building

The Role of the Charity Trustee

During The Gathering 2018, OSCR held a session explaining more about the charity trustee role, what they must do and the principle of collective responsibility. You can view a video of the presentation here.


Year of Young People Toolkit

Take a look at the Education Scotland new Year of Young people toolkit. It has lots of information and useful ideas for schools and youth work providers on how to make the most of the Year of Young People 2018 #YOYP2018. Read more…

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Learning / ALN / Digital

Learner Participation in Educational Settings (3-18)

Guidance and support materials to help schools and early years settings develop an understanding of learner participation and plan for implementation within their setting. Read more...

Inspiring Impact

Check out the new Inspiring Impact website for evaluation tools and resources.

New Website Launched to Explore the Influence of Gaelic in Glasgow

A new online resource to raise awareness of the influence of Gaelic on Glasgow has been launched. Read more…

Volunteer Wiki

Volunteer Wiki, based on the Wikipedia platform, is a new tool to provide quality information on involving volunteers in a flexible and evolving way.
To encourage maximum use by other agencies it has been given a unique URL to which people are welcome to link to from their own websites and contributions from other trusted sources are welcomed. If you would like to know more or would like to become a contributor please get in touch with Volunteer Edinburgh.

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Criminal Justice

New website for Visitors to HMP Barlinnie

The Croft at HMP Barlinnie have launched a new website for visitors to the prison offering information on Frequently Asked Questions and a facility for visitors to book an appointment with Croft staff if they would like to speak to someone before or after a visit. 

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Health & Equalities

Child Povery Action Group - Animations

If you haven't already seen them, have a look at these animations. Students from the London College of Communication interpreted children's experiences of poverty and made some very powerful short films.

What Keeps You Sharp?

Launched recently, the “What Keeps You Sharp?” survey reports on what people think about their thinking skills as they get older! The report can be viewed and downloaded here.

 New National Portal to Tackle Hate Crime in Scotland

Action on Prejudice, the first national portal in the UK to tackle hate crime and prejudice in communities is now live. Find out more.

OSCR Publishes Interim Safeguarding Guidance

Safeguarding Guidance: Keeping vulnerable beneficiaries safe explains what is meant by safeguarding and highlights key steps charity trustees can take to make sure that it is considered in an appropriate way.  The guidance also looks at how charity trustee duties set out in the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 relate to safeguarding issues. Read more...

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