Supporting people who support communities in Scotland


The Scottish Community Development Network

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with financial support from

Community Empowerment

Scotland Bill - more here

Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights - more here

Current Policies and National drivers  

Download this draft resource here - pdf

Please can you fill out this survey. Your responses really will make a difference to the service SCDN will offer its members.  It should take no longer than fifteen minutes to complete.

The Scottish Community Development Network (SCDN) is a member led organisation, for community workers / community development workers, paid or unpaid, full or part time, from the community, voluntary or public sectors, who support the principles and practice of community development. SCDN is open to anyone with an interest in community development in Scotland.

SCDC - Supporting Communities


SCDC is offering its expanded package of community capacity building support, Supporting Communities, to even more community organisations.

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SCDN Conference and AGM 2014

SCDN Conference & AGM 2014:

See what you missed - and now download the full conference report (pdf).

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The Federation for Community Development Learning 

has now published the newly revised Community Development National Occupational Standards (CDNOS) as formally approved by UKCES (the UK Commission for Employment and Skills) and available for use. 


Community Development Journal Conference

At our (FREE) 50th Anniversary Conference, we seek to bring together scholars, policy makers and practice-based participants and activists with a common interest in the issues of social justice, equality and community.

1 - 3 July 2015 in Edinburgh


Membership (FREE)

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