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Welcome to the CLD Team: Information Bulletin

Our bulletin features essential information for those working in communities in Glasgow.  Read the latest community learning & development news and updates for organisations, staff and volunteers. Please circulate to your colleagues and organisations in your networks.

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CLD News

Glasgow Clyde College Winners - Education Initiative of the Year

Many congratulations to colleagues at Glasgow Clyde College Community Learning & Development Team – winners of the Herald Society Awards 2018 – Education Initiative of the Year for their Promoting Educational Attainment Across the Family project. Read more…

Homeless to Receive Free Books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough. Read more

National Youth Work Awards 2018 - Deadline Extended

The National Youth Work Awards celebrates youth work and the youth workers who make a difference every year in the lives of young people. See link for more information, guidance and nomination forms. The deadline for nominations is now 10am on 3 December 2018. 

Professional Development

Balancing GDPR with Core Activities is an Ongoing Challenge for Charities

Mark Chynoweth advises on how charities can ensure GDPR compliance without negative impact on core activities. Read more

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Learning / ALN / Digital

Dyslexic Employees Could Help to Solve the Skills Shortages of the Future

The unique way dyslexic people view and interact with the world could help companies meet the challenges of business in the 21st century, according to a new report, by global accountancy firm EY and charity Made by Dyslexia. Read more… 

National Numeracy Day 2018 Report

In May 2018, partners across Scotland joined the campaign to promote number skills. You can read more about the impact that the campaign had here: National Numeracy Day 2018 Report

EPALE - Project & Partnerships

EPALE’s thematic focus for October was on the topic of projects and partnerships in adult learning. View a summary of the October focus, prepared by Thematic Coordinator Gina Ebner 

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Learning Boost for Young Refugees

Scottish Refugee Council and Aberlour Childcare Trust are delighted to work in partnership with Glasgow Clyde College on a new project to improve the education of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people. Read more…

Criminal Justice

Community Justice Glasgow Annual Report

The First Community Justice Glasgow Annual Report is now available!  There is also a very short survey at the end which will help CJA to assess the impact of this report and they would be most grateful if you could spare a minute to complete this. 

Health & Equalities

Charity's Attainment Gap Concerns

Royal Blind has launched a new campaign calling for increased support for visually impaired school pupils. Read more 

FeelsFM is Here

See Me has launched FeelsFM , an emoji powered jukebox helping young people talk about mental health. Pick an emoji representing how you feel and they’ll create a playlist to match your mood.

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Transition Fund

The Independent Living Fund Scotland has a Transition Fund  which provides money for young people who have a disability and are between16 and 21 to help them improve their lives.

Erasmus+ 2019 Funding for UK Adult Education - Call for Applications Now Open

€187 million of Erasmus+ funding is reserved for UK organisations in 2019 to support life-changing international activities.  Please find out more about Erasmus+ adult education. All the deadlines and application details are contained in the 2019 Call for Proposals and Programme Guide, see Application resources webpage

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