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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

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.

February 2023

Universal credit - managed migration

CPAG in Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). It is expected that claimants in Scotland will begin to be moved to UC...
21 February Online Social justice & poverty

Introduction to project management

This course will help you to understand the components of project stages and lifecycles. It will provide an understanding of project methodologies and their application, teaching you how to develop a project...
21 February Fully booked Online

Help shape Scottish Government's new self-harm strategy

Scottish Recovery Network
How can we make services and support better for those affected by self-harmDo you work or volunteer in in mental health in Scotland? Do you manage, deliver or design frontline mental health services? Do you...
21 February Discovery Point Health & social care

Trustee roles and responsibilities with Burness Paull

This is the first in a series of special lunchtime webinars to look at the role and responsibilities of a charity trustee. Emma Maxwell, Senior Associate at Burness Paull, will provide an overview of the role...
21 February Online

DigiShift 66: Exploring New AI Tools for Campaigning

Over the last 6 months there has been a breakthrough in powerful new AI technologies, from Stable Diffusion to ChatGPT. These new tools will undoubtedly impact campaigning in all sorts of ways, from...
22 February Online

DigiShift 65: Digital Inclusion and the Cost of Living Crisis

The cost-of-living crisis has left almost eight million people in the UK struggling to afford their bills. More than two million UK households are in debt on their energy bills and nearly six million households...
22 February Online

Students and benefits - eligibility

CPAG in Scotland
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This standard level course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, in particular universal...
22 February Online Social justice & poverty

Civil and Criminal Justice Processes – The Basics You Need To Know

Scottish Women's Aid
Survivors of domestic abuse face many barriers in accessing safety and justice, systems can be daunting and seem overwhelming. Individuals and organisations working with people impacted by domestic abuse are...
22 February Online Social justice & poverty

Develop digital habits: Building blocks for a digital strategy 3

SCVO and Be More Digital
A series of three workshops that can act as the building blocks for your digital strategy. The sessions will take you through the stages that you need to discover what your digital strategy should include...
23 February Online

Time management in the workplace

In today’s climate it is essential individuals manage the demands on their time and know how to organise their daily tasks to reduce stress. This online course has everything you need to take control of your...
23 February Fully booked Online