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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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Jan 2018

CLD Resources

Engaging Parents and Families- a Toolkit for Practitioners

Education Scotland have updated their ‘‘Engaging parents and families toolkit’ with two new sections – ‘school improvement planning’ and ‘reporting to parents and children’. The toolkit aims to help practitioners support families in all aspects of their children’s learning. Read more…

Learning / ALN / Digital

Developing the Young Workforce

This new leaflet contains key information on DYW all in one glance. A concise reference tool for accessing and sharing core messages. Download the guide now.

Dekko Comics

Many of you will be aware of Dekko Comics and their visual, entertaining alternative way of learning (see Dekko are now offering a subscription service which will see a new issue released every month! For further details, please contact 

Learning for Democracy

Learning for Democracy: What is 'populism' and how can community educators discuss it with learners and communities? Check out the new slides on this from Jim Crowther at Edinburgh University on the iDevelop Learning for Democracy pages.

Free Online Handbooks from Child Poverty Action Group

The online version of the CPAG Children's Handbook Scotland 2017/18 and Benefits for Students in Scotland Handbook 2017/18 are available to view for free here

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New ESOL "Easy Readers" from Gatehouse Books

Gatehouse Books - Building Bridges Series - a collection of reading books for new readers which are particularly suitable for ESOL students are now available to purchase.  Price £4.95 each.
Titles include: Going to College/Finding a Home/Going Shopping/Getting a Job/Meeting Friends/Seeing the Doctor. Read more…

Domestic Abuse - Polish Language Resources

December saw the launch of a new awareness campaign against domestic abuse within the Polish community in the UK. The campaign is co-led by Feniks and the Polish Women’s Network. Copies of Polish language posters and leaflets are available for free directly from Polish Women's Network

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Health & Equalities

"Hard to reach" or "Easy to ignore" - Promoting Equality in Community Engagment  

This evidence review examines what is being done to overcome inequality in community engagement, focussing on evidence from Scotland and the UK.  

New Online Platform aims to be a Game-changer for Accessible ICT

An accessibility resources platform that claims to be ‘the first of its kind in the world” has been launched.  DeveloperSpace aims to be a comprehensive portal for information on inclusive digital content and systems, for a wide-ranging audience. Read more…

Empowerment in Action!

Hear GDA members’ recipe for empowerment in our new short film.

Electronic Platform for Adult Learing in Europe - Health Literacy

View a summary of EPALE’s December focus by thematic coordinator David Mallows. Read more…

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Empowerment through Health Literacy

David also reflected on how health literacy can be used as a tool to help people to take a more assertive and more active role in their own healthcare. Read more…

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