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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.

December 2022

The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Brain development in adolescenceThe impact of hormonal activity on the brainThe impact of stress chemicals on behaviour and learning.This webinar will focus on the adolescent brain and how it...
6 December Online Families & young people

Be report writing ready

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...
7 December Online

Lifecycle of a charity - when is the right time to wind up?

In this webinar we’ll look at how to recognise when it’s the right time to wind up and dissolve a charity. Whilst this can be obvious if facing financial difficulties, some charities reach a natural end when...
7 December Online

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

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...
8 December Online

YouthLink Scotland Policy Convention: Youth Work is Human Rights Work

YouthLink Scotland
The event will include progress made on a right to youth work in Scotland, drawing on discussion and findings from the successful policy convention on a right to youth work in 2021 with featured video inputs...
8 December Online Families & young people
January 2023

Test event

Test Event
1 January Hybrid

Creating inclusive settings: engaging neurodiverse children

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Sensory processing and how our environment can affect a person's learning experienceHow small adjustments to our communication can impact our approach in a positive mannerUnderstanding...
24 January Online Families & young people

Autism and communication

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Communication differences and strengths in autistic young peopleDeveloping our own language to be more accessibleVisual communication tools that can be adapted to your settingGood practice...
31 January Online Families & young people