Continuing professional development

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

We work closely with CLD practitioners to promote, develop, provide and co-ordinate a range of learning approaches and opportunities for CLD practitioners, to improve individual practice and professional development.

Developing the community learning and development workforce

Find out more about the work we do with the Scottish Government and the CLD Standards Council to foster a positive climate for continuous learning within the CLD practitioner community.

Professional networks

Networking with other CLD practitioners can play an important part in professional development.

CLD Standards Council

Find out more about the work the Standards Council is doing to develop and promote CPD across the CLD field.

Working with Scotland's Communities survey

'Working With Scotland's Communities' is a national study to find out more about the community learning and development workforce.

More from Education Scotland

Other websites

  • SCDC Website

    The Scottish Community Development Centre is a partnership between the Community Development Foundation (a UK non-departmental public body funded by government to support community development) and the University of Glasgow.
  • Community Development Alliance Scotland (CDAS)

    An independent network of national organisations that aims to promote community development.