Monthly Archives: March 2017

Free Professional Learning & Development Event

Free Half Day Event: Professional Development & Learning Pathway – Independent Advocacy Scotland – 20th April 2017 @ The Advocacy Project, Cumbrae House, Glasgow – 11.00am – 2.30pm – Lunch & Refreshments Provided. Exclusive to SIAA Full & Affiliate 1 Members. The Advocacy Project is hosting an event themed around professional learning & development. This follows on from the SIAA national conference discussion in November where The Advocacy Project led a workshop discussing professional development for independent advocates and CPD for the advocacy sector. The workshop was extremely well attended for both sessions indicating a high level of interest amongst members, and we wish to offer your organisation the opportunity to meet up and progress that discussion. We wish to offer the opportunity to like-minded advocacy organisations to collaborate in taking this agenda forward. It would be beneficial if delegates attending this event have the authority to represent and speak for their organisation. We have identified 2 themes to try and focus upon and are open to suggestions from you of others: • Accredited Qualification Development in Advocacy Practice • Establishing a ‘Community of Practice’ aimed at promoting learning excellence across the sector The discussions will be introduced by: • Continue Reading >

Disabled Access Day 2017

Disabled Access Day events are taking place across the UK this weekend, on the 10th – 12th of March. These events are a great way to try something new for people with access needs. You can see what’s on in Glasgow, or search for events closer to you, here. You can find out more about Disabled Access Day and accessible venues on their website: https://www.disabledaccessday.com/home/