Making and Using Strong Passwords

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Strong passwords are really important for protecting your devices, such as your smartphone or tablet, as well as protecting your online profile including your email account. You might have heard about strong passwords before but do you know how to make one?  Here are some trusted rules to follow so that you can feel confident […]

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Lead to Better Cyber Resilence

Posted on Monday, December 16th, 2019

If you are worried that you are not safe online please come along to one of our Cyber Resilience events! We can help you learn and feel more confident. What will be covered? Lead Scotland is being funded by Scottish Government, as part of their  Cyber Resilience Strategy, to hold some Cyber Scotland Week events […]

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Adult Learning Survey Extended

Posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019

We are making an urgent plea to encourage disabled people and carers to complete the adult learning survey, which has now been extended to the 31st January 2020.  Lead Scotland is concerned that the survey responses received so far do not represent disabled people and carers who need home or community based learning services, or […]

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Adult Learning Survey

Posted on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

It’s Adult Learners week and Lead Scotland is asking all disabled adults, carers and supporters to complete this Scottish Government adult learning survey. Who is able to access lifelong learning opportunities? Who is being left behind and why? Please do spread the word and have your say before the middle of January 2020. The Adult […]

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Fair Access to University Campaign

Posted on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Disabled people in Scotland can face multiple barriers in trying to access university. Students along with their families tell us that inadequate additional support to learn at school, interruption to school education from serious illness, and inability to re-locate due to complex needs are just some of the issues that can have an impact on […]

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Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception

Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception shall be in the Burns Room, Scottish Parliament Buildings, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP on the 5th of November, 2019, 6pm to 8pm (please arrive by 5.30pm), kindly hosted by Daniel Johnson MSP and sponsored by Sight and Sound Technology. Over the last 3 years Lead Scotland has supported over 2,000 disabled people and […]

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Lead Scotland’s 40th Birthday Parliamentary Reception

Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

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New Research Project

Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Improving outcomes and experiences for disabled students at Scotland’s colleges and universities Lead Scotland and Advance HE are working together to explore the range of practices happening across Scotland’s colleges and universities, that contribute to improving disabled students’ experiences and outcomes. We know from our engagement with teaching staff and practitioners that there is a […]

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Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception

Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception shall be in the Burns Room, Scottish Parliament Buildings, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP on the 5th of November, 2019, 6pm to 8pm (please arrive by 5.30pm), kindly hosted by Daniel Johnson MSP and sponsored by Sight and Sound Technology. Over the last 3 years Lead Scotland has supported over 2,000 disabled people and […]

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Main Office Move

Posted on Friday, August 9th, 2019

Our main office is on the move! We have been so lucky to be part of the Napier University family for the past few years but it’s now time to move on. Our new offices are fully accessible, will have free onsite parking and is on the 27,37, 29, 47 and 21 Lothian bus routes […]

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