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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.

March 2023

Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future

Children in Scotland
Key learnings: Understanding how future planning can help children and young people in finding focus and motivation Understanding how the brain works and how we can open our perceptions to achieve more Learning...

Housing Management Conference

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
Returning in-person for the first time since 2019, SFHA’s Housing Management Conference will look at the impact of the cost of living crisis on housing associations and how to support tenants through it. The...
22 March Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow Regeneration & housing

Be report writing ready

SCVO
This online course with John Bonnar covers all you need to plan, structure and write effective and informative reports. You will gain the skills and confidence to produce reports for today’s demanding workplace...
22 March Online

Introduction to people management: essentials for team leaders, supervisors and managers

SCVO
This interactive online course covers tools and techniques to get the best out of your people including delegation skills, team engagement and holding people to account. You will learn active listening and good...
23 March Fully booked Online

Understanding Suicide and Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid
With women being killed every week as a result of domestic abuse and these experiences often not even making the headlines, we pay even less attention to the number of women taking their lives as a result of...

Comms and marketing made easy

SCVO
During this online course we will: • find out what you need to get from the session • explain the value of storytelling • take you through our six stages to get a great story• identify what currently works (or...
23 March Online

Domestic Abuse – Why Gender Matters

Scottish Women's Aid
The session will provide participants with an opportunity to explore what is meant when domestic abuse is referred to as a form of gender based violence. The session will allow participants to develop an...

Social media fundamentals

SCVO
Twitter, Facebook and blogging don’t have to be a mystery any longer - this online course will help you develop the skills to use these core social channels more confidently and effectively. Whether it is part...
28 March Online

Adapt and develop your management skills: managing people in the modern world

SCVO
The world we live and work in is changing at an ever increasing pace. Both employees and clients have different expectations and needs to those of 12 months ago, with much going online and remote management...
30 March Online

An open conversation on co-creation vs co-production

SCVO
Hosted by SCVO, we hope this will be the first of a series of open conversations with the sector on some of the key concepts of service design theory and practice.
30 March Online