Webinars and ‘Training for Trainers’

Last updated 23rd July 2021. As part of our Cyber Resilience and Accessible Formats project, we’re offering FREE webinars for members of the public and training for practitioners/organisations that support others. The webinars will be especially useful for disabled people or those who might find it harder to use the internet safely, but they are open […]

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Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Cyber Resilience and Accessible Formats Project

Last updated 23rd July 2021. Click here for the online safety resources Click here for the Webinar/Trainer for Trainers 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 […]

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Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Accessible Engagement and Participation Online

This webpage relates to an input to a CLD webinar about digital tools for online participation and engagement, held on the 12th May 2021 .   Why accessibility is even more important now Accessible information considerations Holding accessible online meetings The voices of disabled people may have been underrepresented in the last round of CLD plans.  […]

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Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2021

Alternative Formats for Online Safety and Security Messaging

Last Updated 22nd July 2021 Click here to go to the main project webpage. Lead Scotland has worked with a range of partners to commission and develop new alternative formats of online safety and security messaging for people who might find current messaging inaccessible.  Below you will find a list of alternative formats. Click on […]

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Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Current Job Vacancies

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Full time £25,520 – £27,662, pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year. Initially fixed term appointment to 31st March 2022 We seek a Learning and Development Officer to support staff to work in an agile and creative way across projects and to enhance our flexible […]

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Posted: Monday, April 26th, 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

Cyber Scotland Week 2021

For this year’s Cyber Scotland Week, we made 5 infographics and 5 short videos with the key online security messages. You can find these items below. To save the infographics to your computer, right click on the picture and click ‘save as’. Feel free to share these with your contacts. Creating Strong and Unique Passwords […]

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Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Accessibility Webinars for Employers

Only about 45% of disabled adults are employed. The Disability Employment Gap Public Social Partnership aims to work with employers to convey the benefits of employing disabled people and increasing employers’ confidence, awareness and capacity to do so. As part of this, Lead Scotland is holding 10 free webinars about online accessibility for employers. Each […]

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Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Online Safety Booklet- Easy Read

March 2021 As part of our recent cyber security activities, including our webinars, we’ve produced an Easy Read booklet to help people stay safe online. The booklet gives information about creating and remembering strong passwords, identifying email and website scams and what to do in the event of a cyber attack. What is Easy Read? […]

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Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2021

North East Scotland – Online Safety Classes

Do you live in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire and worry about being safe online? We have some classes on zoom about passwords and online scams that can help you feel more confident using your computer, tablet or smartphone. The classes will be especially useful for disabled people or those who might find it harder to use the internet […]

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Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2021