A ‘How to’ Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series: Part 1 and 2

Designed for senior practitioners in local authorities, regional economic partnerships and partners working in place-based economic development roles, this series shares how to adopt a community wealth building approach, through the development and use of existing investments and work areas.

Part 1: 7 December (14:00 – 16:00)
Part 2: 15 December (13:00 – 15:00)

EDAS Covid Conversations #8: Innovation for Recovery

This is our eighth EDAS Covid Conversation; an opportunity for Scotland's economic development community to share different perspectives on the pandemic and in particular share experience and ideas for policy and practice. In this last of our Covid Conversations, we discuss Innovation for Recovery.

Inclusive Growth Community of Practice, No-one Left Behind Series: Part 1 People

No-one Left Behind is the Scottish Government’s strategy to deliver more effective and joined-up employability support across Scotland. Following a stakeholder review, a Joint Delivery Plan was launched by national and local government in November.

EDAS and SLAED invite you to a series of three Inclusive Growth Community of Practice sessions to discuss No-one Left Behind. The first, on 14th December, will focus on People.

A ‘How to’ Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series: Part 3

Designed for senior practitioners in local authorities, regional economic partnerships and partners working in place-based economic development roles, this series shares how to adopt a community wealth building approach, through the development and use of existing investments and work areas.

Part 3 - Anchoring Community Wealth Building: 27 January (14:00 – 16:00)

Introduction to Local Economic Development CPD Course

This course on Introduction to Local Economic Development is designed as a refresh or for those new to the role in local authorities, regional and national agencies and other organisations. It will cover key policies and strategies, and institutional arrangements, relevant to the Scottish setting. The Course tutor is Professor Graeme Roy, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute.

Introduction to Appraisal & Evaluation CPD Course

This course provides an accessible introduction into economic appraisal and evaluation, helping participants to understand key concepts, as well as recognising good practice and pitfalls. The Course tutor is Professor Graeme Roy, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute.

A ‘How to’ Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series: Part 4 and 5

Designed for senior practitioners in local authorities, regional economic partnerships and partners working in place-based economic development roles, this series shares how to adopt a community wealth building approach, through the development and use of existing investments and work areas.

Part 4 - Community Wealth Building Powers: Inclusive Ownership and Socially Just Use of Land and Property - Wednesday 24 February (14:00-16:00)
Part 5 - Community Wealth Building: Principles, Progress, Next Steps - Wednesday 17 March (14:00-16:00)

EDAS Transition Event: From Covid to COP26 Conversations

In this session, EDAS strategic partners will discuss emerging economic development opportunities and the support planned to help fulfil net-zero ambitions. The session also provides the chance for us to discuss our strategic plan for 2021 – 2023, which is under development, and take on board our members' views and ideas.

Inclusive Growth CPD Course

This course is designed for people working in a role which demands a wider understanding of the factors perpetuating inequality and of the interventions that can play a role in reducing these inequalities and improving economic development outcomes. With Prof Alan McGregor, University of Glasgow

No-one Left Behind: Part 2 – Communities

As part of EDAS’ inclusive growth community of practice, we are partnering with SLAED to co-produce the No-one Left Behind series of three sessions focussed on People, Communities and Business. The first was held on 14th December, with a focus on People.

No-one Left Behind: Part 3 – Business

As part of EDAS’ inclusive growth community of practice, we are partnering with SLAED to co-produce the No-one Left Behind series of three sessions focussed on People, Communities and Business. This is the final event and focuses on Business.

EDAS Conference 2021: Session 1 – Planet

This is the first session of the EDAS Conference 2021, ‘Planet | People | Place: Scotland’s Climate Opportunity’. This 4-part conference is the headline event in our Climate Conversations Series, running throughout 2021 – 2022.