SCDC at the Scottish Learning Festival

Community Learning and Development at the Scottish Learning Festival 2012

Making the connections between informal, non-formal and formal learning

This year, SCDC and CHEX will be taking part in the CLD village and CLD Fringe programme at the Scottish Learning Festival, sponsored by the CLD Standards Council.

SLF 2012 hopes to attract a larger audience from the further education, youth work and community learning and development sectors than in previous years. Download the CLD Village Fringe Programme and Exhibitor Guide now.

The CLD Village

The CLD Village is placed centrally in the Exhibition Hall, close to Education Scotland, the Education Showcase and the Local Authority Village. There are ten exhibitors in the Village:

  • Community Health Exchange
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  • East Renfrewshire Council Young Persons Services
  • ESOL Practitioners' Network
  • Family Learning Network
  • i-develop: learning for CLD
  • Learning Link Scotland
  • LGBT Youth Scotland
  • Scottish Community Development Centre
  • Youth Scotland

Visit the stands and learn about the broad range of work with young people, families, adult learners and communities taking place across Scotland and how you can make connections to support your learners, their families and their communities. More information about the exhibitors is in the Exhibitor Guide.

The CLD Fringe Programme

There will be a CLD Fringe programme of events running throughout the Festival at Stand C72 (the CLD Standards Council for Scotland.)

There will be six half-hour sessions each day, sharing with visitors key highlights of the diverse range of creative and challenging practice offered by the CLD Village exhibitors. You can find details of the sessions in the CLD Fringe Programme. SCDC will be delivering a session along with CHEX on the Health Issues in the Community Youth and Schools programme.

Registration for SLF

SLF is free to attend but you must register in advance. To do so, you should visit the SLF website and choose the seminars you are interested in. Once you have done this, you can move through to registration.