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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.

January 2021

Online - How to write right: content writing skills for traditional and digital

SCVO
Want to write content for traditional or digital platforms but need to improve your writing skills? This practical online course in copywriting and content writing for online platforms, or for print, will help...
19th January Online event

Senior Leaders

Just Enterprise
This 10 day programme will support you to explore the priority areas for senior leaders with fellow peers and help you strengthen your own leadership to build stronger and more resilient organisations. This...
21st January

Online - All things financial: budgeting and sound financial management

SCVO
This online course with Pamela Redpath will look at how to make sure you are getting the financial planning right internally – setting realistic project and organisational budgets, which cover full costs of...
21st January Online event Funding & finance

Performance Management

GCVS
In this session, Natasha Gordon, HR Service Manager, will cover the challenges of managing staff who fail to meet expectations including discussing the importance of being proactive.Once signed up to this event...
21st January

Turning uncertainty into adventure: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
This webinar will focus on how we can support ourselves and the children and young people in our care during this time of uncertainty.
21st January Online event Families & young people

Lean & Agile Masterclass 3 – Testing

SCVO
Want know and understand how you can make small yet impactful changes to your service, that can save staff time and increase service delivery? Then this Testing masterclass is for you!Testing is part 3 of a...
22nd January Online event

Equality & Diversity

GCVS
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...
25th January

Payments for children in Scotland

CPAG in Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system over the past two years. The new Scottish child payment will be available to an estimated 194,000 children in Scotland...

Online - Introduction to data protection and the GDPR

SCVO
Does data protection and/or the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) leave you feeling worried, unsure or confused? If it does, this online course will be a great base upon which to build your knowledge in...
27th January Online event

IMPACT Smoking and Mental Health Training - Online sessions

ASH Scotland
Free training on Smoking and Mental Health for Third Sector workers and volunteers. This is a 2-hour session held online through Zoom. More information https://impact.scot/events/Find out about the adverse...
27th January Online event Health & social care