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Useful CLD Web Links

  •  Featured Links (5)
    • Community Learning and Development Plan 2015-18

      This plan responds to the priorities of the CLD Strategic Guidance and describes the range of actions to be taken by the Strengthening Communities Partnership to support the delivery of the CLD Plan and outcomes of the Fife Community Plan.

    • Education Scotland

      Website of the new national agencey combining HMIe, LTS and a number of smaller agencies.

    • HMIe Inspection Resource Kit

      All the information you need to prepare for a CLD Learning Community Inspection.

    • Curriculum for Excellence

      Everything you need to know about the fast developing Curriculum For Excellence agenda.

    • The Scottish Government

      The website of the Scottish Government. A goldmine of useful information.

  •  CLD Practice Links (12)
    • Living Streets (Scotland)

      National charity that stands up for pedestrians work to create safe attractive and enjoyable streets.

    • ISD Scotland

      Latest statistics on health from Information Services Division (ISD), National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.

    • Community Health & Wellbeing Profiles

      The 2010 health profiles, along with complementary profiles focussing on children and young people. These profiles highlight the considerable variation in health between areas and help identify priorities for health improvement. The profiles give a snapshot overview of health for each area using spine charts (which show how the area compares to the Scottish average), and allow further understanding of the results via rank charts and trend charts.

    • Social Focus on Deprived Areas

      A compendium of statistics providing detailed information on the depth and concentration of poverty and disadvantage in deprived areas 

    • NOMIS

      NOMIS provides quick and easy access to labour market statistics for local and national areas. Generates reports at Ward level 

    • Scottish Census 2001

      A goldmine of population data from the 2001 national census 

    • Centre for Social Inclusion

      Great site for latest policy and research around New Deal, labour market and excluded groups 

    • Digital Fife

      Digital Fife has developed a Community Grid for Learning which has as its central feature over 100 community Websites

    • Public Health Dataset

      Statistical information on all aspects of public health

    • Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

      Data provided at datazone level - approx 800 people per datazone

    • Index of Multiple Deprivation

      All the stats on multiple deprivation you will ever need

    • Scottish Household Survey

      Provides information on household composition

  •  General Links (9)
  •  CLD Volunteer (1)
  •  Adult Learning Practice Links (3)
    • ESOL Scotland

      Guiding principles for adult ESOL provision in Scotland

    • Woodlands Resources

      Educational interactive tasks

    • Trainer Bubble

      Huge collection of free training resources, management training, training material,trainers notes, course materials, training programmes, training development, etc

  •  Youth Work Practice Links (6)
  •  Information (5)
    • Strategic Guidance for CLD

      This guidance from the Scottish Government aims to help promote a more integrated approach in supporting active community participation in planning and delivery of services and to highlight that inter-disciplinary training and development should be offered that enables participants to share good practice and develop a fuller understanding of practice within CLD.

    • CLD Plan 2015-2018

      The 2015-2018 Community Learning and Development Plan.

    • Fairer Fife Commission – Fairness Matters Report

      The Fairer Fife Commission was established by Fife Council in September 2014 to provide independent advice and insight into the priorities for tackling poverty and inequality in Fife. This report contains the views and judgements of the Commissioners.

    • SIMD Information for Fife

      Levels of deprivation in Fife in SIMD 2012 by quintile.

    • SIMD General Information

      Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2012. A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  •  Supporting Volunteers (3)
  •  Training (6)
    • Individual Learning Account

      Volunteers who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and earning £22,000 per year or less, could get up to £200 towards the cost of learning with a learner account from ILA Scotland.

    • Fife College

      Fife College offer a wide range of courses, with a variety of study methods, including evening and distance learning.

    • Book training through CLMS

      Volunteers are eligible to attend Communities Directorate training that can be booked through CLMS. The training should be relevant to their volunteering role. Please be aware that staff will be given priority on these courses. Please contact Laura Welsh to reserve a place for a volunteer.

    • Community Based Adult Learning Courses across Fife

      We offer a range of Community Based Adult Learning classes across Fife that may be of interest to our volunteers.

    • Health Improvement Team Training Programme

      The 2016-2017 edition of the Health Promotion Training Programme features a wide range of free training courses aimed at helping all those working in Fife to contribute towards building a fairer, healthier Fife.

    • Fife Voluntary Action

      Fife Voluntary Action's training programme contains a wide range of interesting and varied training which may be relevant to our CLD volunteers.

  •  On-line Learning (6)
    • Learn My Way

      Free courses on using a computer, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online.

    • Future Learn

      This website offers a range of free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

    • Coursera

      Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online

    • Mind Tools

      A range of articles on interpersonal and development topics.

    • My World of Work

      The help you need for the career you want.

    • Open University

      Free courses in a variety of subjects.

  •  Award Programmes (2)
  •  Digital Skills (4)
    • digitalskills.com

      Online useful resource - guides, videos, games

    • Universal Jobmatch

      Government services and information.  Search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain and abroad.

    • Digital Fife Online Learning
      Digital Fife online courses
    • Digital Unite

      A range of 300 how to guides and online community to provide high quality online digital learning content created based on peoples’ learning experiences.