A Guide to Accessing Community Based Adult Learning for Disabled People

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Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2022

Cyber Accessibility and Accreditation Project

Last updated 9th June 2022. Click here for information about our webinars. We are excited to be delivering this new project for 2022-23 focusing on supporting people with their cyber resilience. We will do this by: Producing and commissioning important information about phishing and scams in accessible formats Providing free online learning opportunities for the […]

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Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 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 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

Lead Scotland’s Spring Party

Spring time is nearly here and we want to celebrate the fantastic learners, befriendees and volunteers that are involved with Lead Scotland! As the days get longer and daffodils start appearing, we hope you’ll join us for this online party. You’ll get a chance to see your achievements on screen (with permission!) and see what […]

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Posted: Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

Cyber Resilience Basics for Entrepreneurs

Lead Scotland will be joined by cyber security experts Sapphire to talk about the basics of keeping your small business (or future business) safe and secure from online threats and scammers. If you’re self-employed, an entrepreneur, small business owner or planning to set one up soon, join us for this free webinar!   Sign up […]

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Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2022

Webinars and ‘Training for Trainers’

Last updated 9th February 2022. 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. All classes are free and open to the public. The Training for Trainers sessions are for practitioners, volunteers or others who support people with low […]

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Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 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

2020-21 Strategic Performance

Our staff and volunteers have been brilliant, navigating the new challenges thrown up by the pandemic. We are incredibly grateful to all our partners who supported us to stay open, to extend our Befriending Services, to offer Scotland wide learning services and flex our services to meet people’s changing needs. This webpage offers a brief […]

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Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Thinking Digitally 2022

Image credit: kreatikar We will be delivering our accredited Thinking Digitally course in early 2022, as part of our Build Back Digital Initiative supported by the Scottish Government’s National Transition Training Fund. Participation in this course will be free for disabled people, carers, and those who provide services for disabled people and carers. This remotely […]

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Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2021