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Participatory Democracy and the Role of Elected Members
With increasing pressures on local government budgets and the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has also been an increased focus on the term ‘participatory democracy, but what is it and what…
23 March 2021
Key role for IS in supporting the extension of Welfare Advice and Health Partnerships
GP practices in some of the most deprived communities will receive £3.17 million to fund dedicated welfare rights advisors to address growing mental health concerns caused by money and housing…
19 March 2021
IS pledges support for trauma-informed working
The Improvement Service (IS) has signed up to the National Trauma Training Programme’s Leadership Pledge of Support to show our commitment to embedding trauma-informed principles and practice in our…
15 March 2021
Creating an inclusive digital world
Digital Strategy outlines ambition to achieve ”world leading
11 March 2021
Survey on free bus travel for under 19s
We’re carrying out a survey to understand how young people plan to apply for and use the new free bus travel scheme for under 19s.
10 March 2021
New Skills for Work website supports job seekers
Young people and job seekers in communities across Scotland will be able to access free training to support work skills and career prospects through a new website.
9 March 2021
Launch of Location Data Scotland: developing Scotland's geospatial community
Location Data Scotland has recently launched and is developing a geospatial cluster across Scotland. Its aim is to leverage location data as an enabler of innovation and to create greater efficiency.
2 March 2021