CLD Strategy & Plans

TitleRef. NumberIdentified NeedAdded
Young People and Substance Misuse Needs Assessmentadpplan13-16To establish robust data and information on young people’s experiences of the harms associated with alcohol/drug misuse by themselves or a significant other. The research will be used to influence future planning and service delivery.13/07/2015
Employer engagement to improve alignment of learning opportunities with employers' needs and develop work experience opportunities for adults REV 02 Aug 15cldstratpship03Partners' knowledge of employers' recruitment and training needs should be increased to better facilitate alignment of learning opportunities and work experience for employability.03/07/2015
Partnership work to improve services and outcomes for people seeking employment REV 01 Jun 15cldstratpship02The number of jobseekers aged 25+ in Argyll and Bute is 5 to 6 times greater than those aged 18-25. Partners already provide a range of services, however, there is scope to build more structured interventions through joint planning, closer linkages and involvement of other agencies.29/06/2015
Digital skills for financial capability, including preparation for Universal Credit REV 02 Aug 15cldstratpship01As a result of Welfare Reform, basic computer skills are now very important to people claiming a variety of benefits, including jobseekers. With the advent of Universal Credit (UC), all benefits that are included will require an online claim to be made. This plan aims to help people, whether they live in a town or an isolated rural area, to access the learning they need.29/06/2015
Argyll and Bute-wide partnership working to secure CLD provision REV 01 May 2015stratguid2012The CLD Strategic Guidance 2012 requires that Community Learning and Development (CLD) provision is secured in every area across Scotland, so that communities are consulted about what they want to be able to learn, and can get access to the learning they need. In Argyll and Bute, the strategic CLD Partnership is responsible for ensuring that the Guidance is implemented.27/05/2015
Volunteer Recruitment REV 02 Mar 15cppc14-36Problems associated with recruitment of volunteers are universal across Third Sector, and include anxieties on fear of litigation, and issues around identifying and matching volunteers and voluntary opportunities/groups.25/02/2015
Youth Engagement REV 01 Feb 15cppc14-37Increase and improve links between Youth Forums/Argyll and Bute Youth Forum and the Council.23/02/2015
Employability and childcare REV 01 Feb 15cppc14-25Lack of childcare has been identified as a barrier to finding and sustaining employment across Argyll and Bute.23/02/2015