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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.

November 2020

Planning Law for Heritage and the Arts – A Survival Guide

Arts & Business Scotland
Operations and development managers in the Arts and Heritage sector work within increasingly complex regulations, including the planning regime. Planning law governs how land and buildings are used and can be...
12th November Online event Culture & leisure

CRNS Annual Conference

Registrations can now be made for the CRNS Conference ‘A Fairer Scotland, A Greener World’ which is being held digitally next month over 2 mornings due to Covid restrictions. The conference will run on Tuesday...

Looking up the law online

CPAG in Scotland
Build your skills with this practical course on effective legal research for benefit casework. Competent casework starts by knowing the right questions to ask your client. Whether you are helping clients decide...
17th November Online event Social justice & poverty

Facilitation for Impact

The Lens
An interactive safe space to practice digital facilitation and get beyond just ‘talking’ online.
17th November Online event Management

Universal credit for ill health and disability

CPAG in Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through changes of circumstances...
18th November Online event Social justice & poverty

Online - Develop your fundraising skills: thriving funds in difficult times

You already know the ABCs of fundraising so now it’s time to build upon your existing skills and knowledge as a practising fundraiser.This online course is delivered in two 3-hour sessions and will be...
19th November Online event Funding & finance

Universal credit - the online claim

CPAG in Scotland
Helping someone to claim universal credit while providing advice over the phone or by email presents new challenges for advisers. Knowing what each step of the claim form looks like and the importance of...
20th November Online event Social justice & poverty
December 2020

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

Older Veterans' Awareness training

Age Scotland
Do you work or volunteer with a community group or service that supports older people, or armed forces veterans? Our free training can boost your ability to include and support older veterans.There are around a...
3rd December Online event

BME Women’s Experiences of Gender Based Violence

Scottish Women's Aid
This session will raise awareness and broaden understanding of the varied issues for black and minority ethnic (BME) women and their children experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and other types of...
10th December Online event Social justice & poverty