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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.

July 2024

Invisible Principles of Child Development

Children in Scotland
Unlock hidden keys to child development. Join Nicola McAllister’s session to empower kids for success, beyond visible milestones.

AI Cryptocurrency and the Third Sector

The Melting Pot
Our fourth and final event in The Melting Pot's 'New Technologies and Social Innovation' series, it will be a roundtable presenting the experiences of third-sector organisations using cryptocurrency...
24 July The Melting Pot Management
August 2024

Person-centred planning: helping children determine their own futures

Children in Scotland
Develop person-centred planning tools to support the children and young people you work with as they start the new academic year.
20 August Online Families & young people

Child Protection Lead

Children in Scotland
Overview of child protection lead roles and responsibilities in Scotland. For those who oversee a team working with children & young people.
27 August Online Families & young people

Youth Work and Civic Engagement – International Policy Perspectives

YouthLink Scotland
Youth workers are vital in facilitating young people’s active participation and inclusion in their communities and decision-making. As part of our policy engagement series, we are delighted to bring together...
28 August Online Families & young people
September 2024

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

Children in Scotland
This seminar will help you develop a better understanding of the distinct behaviour profile associated with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and will explore how to provide better support to those pupils who...
10 September 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...
10 September Online

Effective minute taking virtually and beyond

What’s the big deal with minutes anyway? Minutes are a record of what takes place at a meeting and ensures nothing is lost or forgotten - you will learn how to take, prepare and present minutes.No need to write...
18 September Online

How to win contracts and Service Level Agreements

This online course will help you to understand the components of an SLA. It will provide an understanding of various tools and their application, and teach you how to create and develop an SLA. You will take...
19 September Online

Building Resilience: empowering yourself and supporting young people

Children in Scotland
Resilience is key to a strong workforce, as well as a key element in personal wellbeing. This training will introduce practical models, tools and strategies that can be used to support you to bounce back from...
24 September Online Families & young people