Examples of our work

To access details of a particular piece of work, please click on the relevant heading.  N.B. Please note that items are listed in descending order by end date of programme or grant (or planned end date where known).  


Supporting Communities (2013 - current)
Funder: Scottish Government 

Achieving Community Empowerment (ACE) Programme (2009 - 2014)
Funder: Big Lottery Fund

Community Health Exchange (CHEX) (current service agreement 2013-2015) (past CHEX programmes here)

Funder: NHS Health Scotland

Grundtvig Project (2007 - 2013)

Commonwealth Games Legacy for Communities Programme (2011-2013)

Funder: Scottish Government  

Health Work and Well-being Management Support Programme (2010 - 2011)

Funder: Dept of Works and Pensions

LEAP - Learning, Evaluation and Planning (1999 - continuing)

Client: Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education

Outcome-focused planning - OF practice seminars (LLUK) (2010)

Client: LLUK (Lifelong Learning UK)

Urban Regeneration and Community Development Policy Framework (2010)

Client: Department of Social Development, Northern Ireland

SCORE (2010)

Funder: Learning Connections

LEAP software tool (2009 - 2010)

Funder: Learning Connections and Standards Council for Community Learning and Development

Learning Through Doing (2009 - 2010)

Client: Scottish Natural Heritage

Meeting the Shared Challenge (2008 - 2010)

Funder: Scottish Government / Health Scotland

Effective Practice in Community Engagement in Planning Case Studies (2009)

Client: Improvement Service

VOiCE Demonstration Project (2007 - 2009)

Client: Scottish Government

Skills for Rural Community Development (2006 - 2009)

Funder: Carnegie UK Trust

SCARF - Scottish Community Action Research Fund (2003 - 2009)

Client: Communities Scotland

Refresh of the Competences for Community Learning and Development (CLD) (2008)

Client: CLD Standards Council (Interim)

Community Engagement in Planning (2008)

Client: Improvement Service

Strengthening Scotland's Communities (2008)

Client: Learning Connections

Generic LEAP (2008)

Client: Community Development Foundation

Supporting Outcome Focused Practice (2007 - 2008)

Client: Learning Connections, Scottish Government

VOiCE Initial Development (2007 - 2008)

Client: Scottish Government

Demonstrating the Links (2006 - 2008)

Client: Scottish Natural Heritage

Evaluation of the Carnegie Rural Commission and Rural Action Research Project (2005 - 2008)

Client: Carnegie UK Trust

Capacity Building Resource Guide (2007)

Client: Learning Connections

LEAP for Community Learning and Development (2007)

Client: Learning Connections, Communities Scotland

National Standards for Community Engagement Support Programme (2005 - 2007)

Client: Communities Scotland

Research into the Outcomes of Community Learning and Development (2006)

Client: Communities Scotland

Design and delivery of the pilot community engagement training programme (2006)

Client: Care Commission Scotland

Better Community Engagement Curriculum Framework (2005 - 2006)

Client: Learning Connections, Communities Scotland

Research into the use of Management Information Systems in Community Learning and Development (2005)

Client: Communities Scotland

Review of the Scottish Refugee Council's community development strategy (2005)

Client: Scottish Refugee Council

Development of the National Standards for Community Engagement (2004 - 2005)

Client: Communities Scotland

Working and Learning Together (WALT) dissemination and support programme (2004 - 2005)

Client: Communities Scotland

Developing a version of LEAP for the Cancer, Heart Disease and Stroke Umbrella Grants Programme (2003 - 2005)

Funder:  New Opportunities Fund

Development of a Greenspace LEAP Framework and user support programme (2003 - 2005)

Client: Greenspace Scotland

Follow-up to the ITALL evaluation (2004)

Client: Communities Scotland

Research: CLD professionals involved in regeneration and community planning (2004)

Client: Scottish Executive

Review of practice teaching and learning in Community Learning and Development (2003 - 2004)

Client: Communities Scotland

Evaluation of Connecting Communities (2002 - 2004)

Client: Learning & Teaching Scotland on behalf of the National Grid for Learning

Evaluation of the 'Introductory Training in Adult Literacies' (ITALL) programme (2003)

Client: Communities Scotland

Working Together: Learning Together (WTLT) (2000 - 2002)

Client: Communities Scotland