Welcome to the CLD Team Resource Round-Up
View this email in your browser

Welcome to the CLD Team:
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.

Contact the CLD team at:

add date

CLD Resources

EPALE - Social Media in Adult Learning

The Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe's (EPALE) thematic focus for February was on the role of social media in adult learning.  Read more…

Community Development

Glasgow Social Enterprise Network

Glasgow Social Enterprise Network's new pocket guide gives details of GSEN's members and the services they offer, broken down into categories. Did you know there are 732 social enterprises in Glasgow?
Download the pocket guide to Glasgow Social Enterprise Network here.

Role of Intermediaries - Evaluation Support Scotland

This resource is for third sector national intermediaries, their boards and the people who fund them or work with them, including policy makers. The aim of this resource is to help third sector intermediaries and those who work with them to be clear about the role and impact of intermediaries and to have helpful discussions about what evidence to collect and report on. Read more…

Participatory Budgeting for Elected Members 

The Improvement Service has produced an updated version of its guidance around PB. Read the briefing 

Guide on acquiring and redeveloping community facilities

The guide (from The CADISPA Trust and Drennan Watson, formerly of Landwise Scotland) is designed to help local people assess the risks of ownership of community facilities . It includes information on strengthening your management committee, consulting with the local community, getting planning permission, building warrant and much more. Available here

Return to top

Learning / ALN / Digital

Building Bridges

The Building Bridges Series is a collection of reading books for new readers/ESOL Learners – the books (£4.95 each or £29.00 for full set) published by Gatehouse Books offer an insight into life in the UK and provide useful material for building vocabulary around everyday situations. Read more…


Return to top


Engaging with LGBT and migrant equalities:Activities for the ESOL classroom

This learning resource is designed to facilitate an exploration of LGBT and migrant lives and, more generally, an engagement with issues of equality and diversity in the adult ESOL classroom, as advocated by the 2015 Scotland ESOL Strategy. You can download a free copy of this resource here 

Return to top

We would really welcome your feedback on this bulletin and any suggestions you have about future content - You can email any feedback or questions to
Visit our website for more information about the CLD Team Support Service. 

The GCVS CLD Team provides a free tailored guidance and support service to staff (paid and unpaid) working with communities  in Glasgow. Our service includes; an information sharing portal, networking sessions, regular E-newsletters and practitioners’ development opportunities. 

Copyright © 2018 GCVS, All rights reserved.

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences