Community learning and development

CLD plans

Each local authority in Scotland must work with partners and communities to publish a CLD plan every three years. View plans published on 1 September 2015.

About the CLD workforce

Findings from the 'Working with Scotland's Communities' research into staff and volunteers in community learning and development.

First Minister recognises the contribution of CLD

In recent speeches and documents, Nicola Sturgeon has recognised the contribution that community learning and development makes to the work of Scottish Government.

CLD practice

Information on the main community learning and development practice areas.

Professional learning

Professional learning is key to effective community learning and development.

Latest CLD news

  1. 2018 will be the Year of Young People, which will celebrate young Scots locally, nationally and globally.

  2. SCQF Partnership is undertaking research to evaluate how the SCQF is being used by learners across all areas of education.

  3. Community Learning and Development Managers Scotland has published a briefing paper on the challenges that CLD practitioners have been facing as a result of the government’s Welfare Reform agenda and at some of the responses that they are developing.

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