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@JHsocent @SocEntAcademy @SocEntScot Absolutely - we had a great CLE visit recently with @socialfirmsscot and #sportsen members to @falkirkfcf recently - so much learning to be shared 👍

About 4 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2019

TV debates prove broadcasters see the UK through a London prism

The National, by Stuart Cosgrove10th November One of the most common adages of public life is that if it’s not a conspiracy it must be a cock-up. But when it comes to television and elections th…
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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2019

Untold Banking #6: How can we help ‘small’ stay ̵

Pioneers Post by Leila Baker6th November 2019 Small charities and social enteprrises are often the stars of our local communities. But we still haven't figured out how best to support them, partic…
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Senscot Bulletin
8th November 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 08.11.19

Dear members and friends, I visit sometimes with a pre-school toddler – from total dependence, she increasingly tries to exert power and control over herself and the world.  A teenage boy of my ac…
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Sport SEN Newsletter
7th November 2019

Sport SEN Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to the September Sport SEN newsletter.Earlier this month, the Scottish Government launched its Programme for Government 2019-2020, with a focus on climate change, mental health and substance a…
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7th November 2019

Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – October 2019

Welcome to the October newsletter I’d like invite social enterprises along to one of our consultation events on Wednesday 30th October 10.30am-12.30pm (with lunch included) at Cockenzie House in Eas…
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7th November 2019

Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to the September newsletter Our SE Conference, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance, will be taking place on 25th/26th November 2019 – again at the Weste…
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Bulletin Articles
7th November 2019

MSPs call for review on funding arrangements for third sector

STV Members of Holyrood's Equalities and Human Rights Committee have voiced concerns. Funding arrangements for the voluntary sector must be reviewed as a matter of urgency, MSPs have told Scotti…
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
7th November 2019

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – October 2019

Welcome to October’s Health & Wellbeing Newsletter. There are still some places available for SEN members interested in attending our annual social enterprise conference (25th & 26th Novembe…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2019

WLSEN AGM

West Lothian Social Enterprise Network NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of Members of the Company will be held at – Craigsfarm, Maree Walk, Craigshill, Livingston, West Lothi…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2019

Erik Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

verywellmind By Kendra Cherry5th September 2019 Erik Erikson was an ego psychologist who developed one of the most popular and influential theories of development. While his theory was impacted by…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2019

Canaries in the Coal Mine

Centre for Welfare ReformAuthor: Martin Gollan Edited by Sally Young The views of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Gateshead and Newcastle In their eighth report Newcast…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2019

Celebrity Chef Tom Kitchin backs new National campaign to save yo…

Youth Link Scotland5th November 2019 Youth work leaders in Scotland have launched a major national new campaign on Tuesday, calling for ALL political parties to ensure significant investment into …