GCVS works alongside the voluntary and community sectors to support the continuing development of a culture in which learning is available and accessible to all individuals throughout their lives. We provide support and a range of services to organisations working in community learning and development (CLD) in Glasgow. Whether you are working with young people, with adults, or are supporting capacity building in your locality, we can help you to ensure that people and communities have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Adult literacy and numeracy is an integral part of community learning and development. Further information on this aspect of our work can be found on the ALN page.
The following websites provide resources and context for community learning and development.
Glasgow’s Learning…About Equalities is for anyone working in community learning and development. The toolkit has a range of uses including as part of staff/volunteer induction or CPD, in developing new or existing services, or providing advice and information in dealing with particular equalities issues in the workplace.
Education Scotland supports the implementation of Scottish Government policy including CLD and the development of good practice.
The Standards Council for Community Learning and Development for Scotland Established to improve training and skills for those active in CLD practice.
The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is embedded in community based learning and development.
Learning Link Scotland is the national intermediary for adult learning organisations in Scotland.