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Resources Round-Up July 2015

Resources "Round-Up" - JULY 2015


Community Empowerment Bill - FAQ/Briefing 

The Scottish Government has compiled a handy FAQ section on the Community Empowerment Bill as passed. This will be handy for folk wishing to get a quick idea of what is in the recently passed legislation and can be found here.


How good is our Third Sector Organisation?

Recently, Education Scotland published How good is our Third Sector Organisation? (HGIOTSO). Download the framework here.

CLD Standards Council for Scotland - Ethical Practice

This new learning resource is now available online. You can find it here:

New booklet promotes positive mental health for older adults
A new publication by the West Glasgow Primary Care Mental Health Team in partnership with ALLIANCE member organisation COPE Scotland highlights examples of information and services to support positive mental health among older people. See

Manchester Education Wide Area Network

This website from Manchester schools was mentioned at the recent numeracy/dyscalculia event - there is a lot of information here, e.g. a whole series of files for using maths on an interactive wipe-board and activities that could be adapted for adults. See

Universal Credit

The following guides have recently been updated:

How Universal Credit makes Work Pay 

Universal Credit and Families: Questions and Answers    

Claiming Universal Credit

DLA/PIP Guides

DLA to PIP Claimant Journey   

DLA to PIP Factsheet

The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) PIP Myth Buster which aims to provide reassurance on some common misunderstandings about PIP has also been re issued, together with a  PIP Claimant JourneyPIP Quick Guide for Support Organisations and an updated timetable for PIP replacing DLA. 


Youth Scotland - Quick Guide to Youth Work and CLD

EasyRead Time Teacher Colouring Sheets

EasyRead Time Teacher time teaching colouring sheets are proving very popular. They are a free resource on our website and available in English, French, Spanish and Italian. Feel free to download them  to use in your classroom. Other EasyRead Time Teacher products are available to buy - see for details.

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