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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 2024

Guide to good governance: defining strategy culture and values

During this interactive course you will explore what is required when defining strategy, culture and values within your organisation, and by the end of the session you will:       understand the purpose of...
1 February Online

Design Excellence for Beginners

Fife Communities Climate Action Network
This event is part of a series of five free communication skills workshops organised by Fife Climate Hub and Climate Action Fife. They are open to anyone who is working to create a positive impact on the...

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

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...
7 February Fully booked Online

Emergency first aid at work (SCQF6)

This classroom based course consists of practical and theoretical activities, and covers a range of subjects including:responsibilities and reporting resuscitation and AED awarenessburnsassessment of the...
7 February Mansfield Traquair Centre

Child Protection Lead

Children in Scotland
This course is for people who have a lead role and responsibility within their organisation for Child Protection practice. This would include responsibilities for management oversight and the development of...
7 February Online Families & young people

All things financial: building a strong financial foundation

This online course is packed full of content to help you identify and understand what is required to build a strong financial foundation.Basic financial roles and responsibilities: The Board’s responsibility...
8 February Online

Guide to good governance: board and staff relationships

By the end of this course you will: understand governance role of trustees in supporting staff to deliver and holding them accountablelearn how to manage the governance/management relationship and the different...
8 February Online

Peer Connects: getting the most out of peer support training

Scottish Recovery Network
We’re pulling out all the stops to support and showcase all the fantastic peer support activity happening in Scotland! Be part of Peer Support in Action! as we work together to develop the peer landscape in...
8 February Online Health & social care

Introduction to welfare rights

CPAG in Scotland
This is essential training if you are starting out as a welfare rights adviser in Scotland or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the social security system and important...
16 February Online Social justice & poverty

Plan measure and report social impact

Through group work and individual exercises this one day course will cover: benefits of monitoring and evaluating key stages of measuring impact and valuewhat is impact and what is value?the current measurement...
19 February Online