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  • New learning resource launched - 'Community-led Health for All: Developing good practice'

    A new Learning Resource developed by SCDC and CHEX places community-led health at the heart of a number of key policies related to Public Health/Health Improvement and focuses on the role of strategic decision-makers and practitioners.

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  • SCDC response to refreshed strategic guidance for CLD

    This paper sets out the Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) response to the consultation on the development of refreshed strategic guidance for Community Learning and Development (CLD) March 2012. It responds directly to the questions set out in the
    consultation survey.

  • New asset-based resource - What makes us healthy?

    The follow up resource to 'A glass half full', is now available. ‘What makes us healthy? has information on the evidence for the beneficial effects of assets such as social relationships and networks on health and wellbeing; ideas about how to put asset principles into practice; and help with assessing whether these new ways of working are having an impact.

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  • Second tranche of Commonwealth Games Legacy for Communities

    SCDC is now inviting expressions of interest for the second tranche of the Commonwealth Games Legacy for Communities programme. Read more

  • New learning resource - 'Community-led Health for All: Developing Good Practice'

    A new learning resource developed by SCDC and CHEX was launched at the CHEX Seminar on 15th March in Glasgow. 'Community-led Health for All: Developing Good Practice' was warmly welcomed by an audience of community-led health organisations and their public health sector partners. Read more here

  • 'Up-beat Voices' - Health Issues in the Community Tutor conference 2012

    The annual 'Health Issues in the Community' (HIIC) Conference was held in Glasgow on the 2nd February.Attended by tutors from across Scotland the conference placed an emphasis on continuing professional development. Read more

  • Let's go greener together!

    People across Scotland are being encouraged to ‘Go Greener Together' and to help make Scotland a cleaner, greener place to live. SCDC has joined the campaign and we are starting by looking at how we can improve on the first of the campaign's themes - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Click above for more

  • How action research can help to deliver better public services

    Research for Real has produced a paper outlining how action research can help to deliver better public services - something SCDC wholeheartedly supports. Click above to read more, including how to contribute to the debate.

  • EHRC Strategic Funding Event

    A free half day conference is being hosted by EHRC in Central Edinburgh on 20th March 2012 focusing on lessons that can be learned from the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Strategic Funding Programme.

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  • CHEX briefing on Scotland’s Mental Health Strategy

    Community Health Exchange (CHEX) has produced a briefing highlighting the key elements of the Scottish Government’s Mental Health Strategy for Scotland 2011-15, the CHEX response to these and further steps to influence the proposed outcomes and actions.

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