Current Job Vacancies

  LEARNING COORDINATOR Fife Adult Learning Project. 21 hours per week £23,917 (pro rata); pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata). Initially fixed term to 31 March 2023. About the role: We seek a part time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead […]

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Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2022

Learner Spotlight: Wendy Smith

Sibyl Adam, our Engagement and Fundraising Officer, had the pleasure of chatting to Wendy Smith, creator of Carers Union, a new grassroots organisation bringing together carers with advocacy and mediation in mind. Wendy was a learner with one of our projects in Highland, where conversations with Learning Coordinator Jan Harrison, as well as partner organisations […]

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Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Cyber Accessibility and Security Webinars

Learn more about making your online presence accessible and staying safe online with our public webinars! Sign up today, everyone welcome to attend. Got a question? Contact cyberproject@lead.org.uk. Attend the first 5 webinars (accessibility webinars) and receive a certificate acknowledging your attendance for your CPD records. Creating Accessible Layouts Monday 20th June 1pm – 2pm  […]

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Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2022

Board Director – Volunteer Vacancies

Are you passionate about equality? Interested in Education, Community Learning, Volunteering or the Charity sector? Looking for a new opportunity? We are looking for three new Directors to join our team to join our passionate and committed team of non-executive directors.  Two of the vacancies are for a Treasurer and a Digital Trustee. You don’t […]

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Posted: Friday, April 8th, 2022

Spring Party

On Thursday 31st March, we hosted our first ever organisation-wide online celebration event. Our Spring Party was a chance to recognise the learners, befriendees and volunteers that work with us and celebrate their successes. We sent out a certificate and invite to everyone who had been involved with us in the past year. Emma Whitelock, […]

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Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

Cyber Resilience and Accessible Formats Project

Last updated 10th January 2022. Click here for the online safety resources Click here for event details   In the past couple of years, we’ve directly supported over a thousand people to feel safer and more confident online through free in-person (before Covid-19) classes and online webinars. This new project aims to provide free, public […]

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Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2022

Digital Accessibility Training for Employability: Webinar Series

As part of Lead Scotland’s Build Back Digital project, we are offering a series of free webinars via Zoom exploring accessibility within digital content. These webinars are suitable for people looking to improve their employability and gain transferable skills by enhancing their digital expertise. Many people are facing uncertainty in their employment due to the […]

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Posted: Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

We won! Scottish Cyber Awards 2021

On Thursday 18th November, we were excited to attend the Scottish Cyber Awards at the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh. Hosted by the SBRC (Scottish Business Resilience Centre), the awards were attended by colleagues in the public, private and charity sectors. We came together to celebrate innovation and achievement in cyber security. We were thrilled to […]

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Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Shortlisted at the Scottish Charity Awards 2021

20th August 2021 We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for a Digital Citizens award at the Scottish Charity Awards 2021! The nomination recognises our work in the past year and a half supporting members of the public with cyber resilience training and our OpenLearnCreate course ‘Everyday computer skills: a beginner’s guide to computers, tablets, […]

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Posted: Friday, August 20th, 2021

Making Online Security Messaging Accessible

24th March 2021 Lead Scotland is proud to be working with a range of partners commissioning and developing new alternative formats of online safety and security messaging for people who might find current messaging inaccessible. The new formats will include text formats, braille, British Sign Language, captioned video, community languages and easy read formats. Accessible […]

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Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2021