Current Job Vacancies

We currently do not have any job vacancies however we are always looking for volunteers in the areas in which we work (Fife, Dundee, North Lanarkshire, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Perth & Kinross), for more information about volunteering opportunities get in touch with the area’s learning coordinator or email

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Posted: Thursday, February 16th, 2017

2016 at a Glance

Thanks to Jim Byrne Associates for putting together the following infographic for us to highlight all the great work which has been happening in the past year.

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Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017

Lead’s CEO at 2016 UNESCO conference, Paris

I had the enormous privilege of giving a presentation and being part of a panel session on the subject of, “Does e-learning address challenges of education systems worldwide?” at the 2016 International UNESCO conference, “The challenge of the digital revolution for Non Government Organisations (NGOs)”.  Check out the conference programme for 12th to 14th December in Paris and tweets #ICNGO2016. One […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Vacancy – Self Employed Sessional Tutor – Aberdeenshire

(HMP & YOI Grampian Prison in Peterhead)  Hours: to be negotiated, c. 15 hours per week until May 2017 Rate: £18 per hour   An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Self Employed Sessional Tutor to deliver Lead Scotland’s SCQF level 3 Community Action and Leadership Award to a group of learners in HMP & YOI […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016

New Fundraising Pack!

Hi it’s Amy here, one of the Fundraising Interns! Over the past week or so I have been creating (and redrafting and redrafting…) a Fundraising Pack to make it easier for people to raise money for Lead Scotland. The pack details some ideas as to how to raise money for Lead, as well as providing […]

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Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016

Lead’s 5th National Conference

Dame Anne Begg chaired Lead Scotland’s 5th national conference held on 9th June 2016, Perth UHI, which was attended by 100 cross sector delegates from as far as the Western Isles and the Midlands. We were delighted to have our conference opened with an encouraging speech by Shirley Anne Sommerville, MSP, the new minister for […]

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Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2016

I’m about 80-85% back to who I used to be

“I feel like I’m part of the world again.  Amy came into my life at exactly the right point.  I had been withdrawn and was frightened of people.  I had become anxious and experienced agoraphobia. The home visit was really important.  I would have had a lot of anxiety about going outside to meet anyone. […]

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Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016

Lead Scotland’s National Conference 2016

Are We There Yet? Thursday 9th June 2016 Improving lifelong and life wide learning journeys for disabled people This Conference was kindly supported by Scottish Government and Perth College UHI. The Situation: The last decade has seen steadily increasing numbers of disabled people in Scotland requiring lifelong and life wide learning opportunities, in order to […]

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Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2016

Investing in Volunteers as Learners

Our 2015 Volunteer Impact Survey (36.5% return) showed that over half of our volunteers are seeking accreditation through volunteering. Over three quarters of our volunteers are keen to access other organisations’ training opportunities as well as Lead’s own training. “I have moved into employment, then onto College as a result of my volunteering experience,” one […]

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Posted: Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

News and Blog

News and Blog

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Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015