The CLD Standards Council

What is the CLD Standards Council Scotland?

The CLD Standards Council Scotland is the professional body for people who work or volunteer in community learning and development in Scotland.

We are a member led organisation.  Our approach and work plans to deliver our core responsibilities are defined  by our member committees and based on feedback from the wider membership.

We are funded  by the Scottish Government, with a ministerially appointed Chair, Ashley Pringle.

Our Core Responsibilities

Our core responsibilities are:

  • Deliver a professional approvals structure for qualifications, courses and development opportunities for everyone involved in CLD
  • Maintain a registration system available to practitioners delivering and active in CLD practice
  • Develop and establish a model of supported induction, CPD and training opportunities

Find out more about our mission and objectives

Who we are

We have a growing membership of over 1400 members.

We have an Executive and 3 functional committees which  made up of members from across the sector.  They set and lead the direction for CLD Standards Council.  Find out more about the committees.

The CLD Standards Council has a small staff team – meet the team

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