National Conference 2014

Lead Scotland’s National Conference 2014 LEADing the way to action. Taking forward achievable actions to help learners achieve success.   With the recent policy focus around employability, it is essential that learners and job-seekers with additional support needs can access supportive learning and employability support to help them find and keep appropriate employment. The Scottish Government’s […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 7th, 2017

National Conference 2016

Lead Scotland’s National Conference 2016 Are We There Yet? Improving lifelong and life wide learning journeys for disabled people.   The last decade has seen steadily increasing numbers of disabled people in Scotland requiring lifelong and life wide learning opportunities, in order to work, volunteer and sustain positive health and wellbeing. This is in part due […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 7th, 2017

National Conference 2015

Lead Scotland’s National Conference 2015 Can we make things better? YES WE CAN!! Delivering positive outcomes for disabled and disadvantaged learners.   The key focus for this year’s conference was around creative and inclusive approaches towards delivering positive outcomes for disabled and disadvantaged learners. This included a wide range of ‘positive outcomes’: Progression into and through […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Conferences

Lead Scotland enables disabled young people and adults to access inclusive learning opportunities. At a local level, we do this by providing direct support to learners through person-centred learning opportunities and individualised support to help them plan their learning journeys. At a national level, we provide information and advice on the full range of post-school […]

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Posted: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Moray

What can the project offer me or someone I am working with? Moray Learning Project works with adults over 16, resident in Moray, who identify as disabled or a carer, to access training and overcome any barriers they might be facing. We can support you with: your personal learning plan to achieve your goals improving your […]

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Posted: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Newsletters

          Lead Scotland produces a quarterly newsletter which allows you to keep up-to-date and discover recent developments in areas such as: Further and Higher Education CLD General Disability News Welfare Benefits General Learning News Policy Developments Events and Training We also include stories about the learners we are supporting to celebrate […]

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Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017

Fife Befriending Project

What can the project offer me or someone I am working with? Lead Scotland’s Fife Befriending Project is a service is for adults and older people in Fife who feel isolated, lonely or disconnected, perhaps as a result of disability, ill health or other circumstances. Our fantastic Lead Scotland Volunteer Befrienders can support people to improve their […]

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Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2016

Accessibility on the Lead Scotland Website

Lead Scotland is committed to providing accessible information. We continually review our site to make information accessible to the widest possible audience. If you have any problems with the website or accessing information please email enquiries@lead.org.uk or use our contact form. We aim to meet WCAG version 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) Conformance Level “AA”, […]

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Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Improving disabled learners’ progression through learning in colleges (Feb. 2015)

Background Recent research from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) found that disabled learners in colleges are not progressing as well through Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) levels as well as non-disabled learners. ECU therefore asked Lead Scotland to carry out research to find out why this might be happening. We therefore conducted two surveys […]

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Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2015

Employability Support in a Fairer Scotland

The Scottish Government have been engaging in events, discussions and debate across the country on what would make Scotland a fairer, more equal and socially just place to live by 2030. The areas of Scottish life the government are focusing on include poverty, crime, employment, health and education. Lead Scotland have been involved with the […]

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Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2015