There are 4 regional CLD Networks which are alliances or consortia of CLD practitioners who come together in regional groups. They work collaboratively to support professional development through the sharing of expertise, training and resources and thereby increase positive outcomes.
The groups each have their own area within i-develop or their own website. You can request access to the individual network i-develop areas by contacting the group owners on the contact list.
Covering Clackmannanshire, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Midlothian, Scottish Borders, Stirling, West Lothian
Covering Angus, Dundee, Perth and Kinross and Fife
Covering Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Moray, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles
Covering Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire
A fifth area, Dumfries and Galloway and all of Ayrshire does not have a formal network but the four local authority areas do work together on occasional to offer a range of professional learning
CLDMS represents the managers of local authority services, who are also responsible for co-ordinating strategies which bring together all partners in the delivery of CLD.
CLDMS have their own website: www.cldms.org.uk
The website provides -
They also have a CLDMS Workforce Development group - the contact for access to this group is to be confirmed.