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Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

October 2020

Diwali Dinner

Scottish Love in Action
Scottish Love in Action (SLA) are asking people to enjoy a Diwali Dinner with their household (and to invite friends and family online/over Zoom to join them) any night in November, to raise funds for the...
November 2020

Scottish Learning Disability Awards 2020 'Spotlight' event

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD)
Join us for the Scottish Learning Disability Awards ‘Spotlight’!Friday 20th November – Friday 4th December 2020Sadly this year we have been unable to hold the Scottish Learning Disability Awards ceremony due to...
20th November

Online - Trainer training for beginners

Need to train people but not sure where to start?Whether it is a big part of your role or just a small bit of it, this interactive and practical online course will provide a sound introduction to how people...
24th November Online event

Equality & Diversity

In this session, Natasha Gordon, HR Service Manager, will cover Why Equality Matters,​ Benefits of a Diverse Workforce, Protected Characteristics and Types of Discrimination.Once signed up to this event we will...
30th November
December 2020

Online - Building personal resilience and self confidence

Personal resilience is crucial and most helpful when navigating times of great ambiguity, uncertainty and challenge, all of which seem to be more and more present in our day-to-day working lives as we emerge...
1st December Online event

Mindfulness work with children and young people

Children in Scotland
Join us to learn about how mindfulness can benefit children and young people.
1st December Online event Families & young people

Sleep Awareness Online

Sleep Scotland
Sleep Awareness Online 2nd & 8th December 2020Sleep Scotland has adapted its popular two-day Sleep Awareness course for online delivery. The course equips professionals with the skills to support families...
2nd December

Online - Subject access requests for charities under GDPR

How are charities and voluntary sector organisations supposed to handle and deal with Subject Access Requests? Do they even need to? Who can make a SAR? How often can they submit a SAR? Who has to deal with it...
2nd December Online event

Train the Trainer - Supporting children and young people with learning difficult

Salvesen Mindroom Centre
Join our virtual workshop to learn how our short films about Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, DCD, and Tourette Syndrome can be used to expand your own knowledge and understanding of neurodiversity in a way that you can...
2nd December Online event Families & young people

Scots Charity Law Engagement: Transparency & Accountability (event 1 of 2)

Scottish Government in partnership with ACOSVO and SCVO
The Scottish Government – in partnership with ACOSVO and SCVO – is hosting two FREE, online, interactive events, as part of its engagement with the charity sector to hear your views on enhancing transparency...
2nd December Online event Management