Community learning and development

Adult Learning in Scotland - Statement of Ambition

Adult learning in Scotland should be lifelong, life-wide and learner centred.

National Youth Work Strategy

Education Scotland is delighted to present the national Youth Work Strategy, 'Our ambitions for improving the life chances of young people in Scotland'.

CLD Regulations

New legislation sets out requirements for community learning and development in Scotland.

Innovative CLD practice

Recent examples of innovative community learning and development practice.

About CLD

An introduction to community learning and development (CLD).

Working with adult learners

Education Scotland supports practitioners to develop effective approaches to help adults develop their skills in the right setting.

Community capacity building

Community capacity building is a way of working with people to develop their ability to jointly influence what happens in their community.

Working with young people, children and families

Supporting achievement through learning for young people is one of three national priorities for CLD.

Inclusion and equality

Materials to support you in promoting inclusion and equality in your community learning and development work.

Continuing professional development

Professional development is key to the effectiveness of those who work in community learning and development.

Policy context

Key advice, guidance and policy for CLD.

Welfare reform

Reports relevant to practitioners dealing with individuals who are subject to welfare changes.

Video case studies

Video case studies illustrating current practice in community learning and development around Scotland.

Inspection and review of CLD

Find inspection reports and information about the inspection process.

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