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BOOKING NOW OPEN - SMN National Event and Recognition Awards

The annual Scottish Mentoring Network National Event and Recognition Awards 2019 will take place at St Paul's & St George's Church, Edinburgh on Wednesday 13th November.   This is the only national conference on mentoring where you have the opportunity to meet representatives from an extensive range of projects in Scotland and you are warmly invited to attend this much anticipated event 30 August

MEMBER NEWS: Ypeople CEO announces retirement

Mr Connolly has held the role of CEO at Ypeople for 12 years. 26 August

NEWS: STAF are looking for people to join steering group

Do you want to help shape Project Return?  STAF are currently looking for people with care and/or justice experience, alongside members of the workforce to join this steering group. 26 August


FUNDING: The Accelerate Programme

provides free early support to community groups in Scotland who are looking to become more sustainable enterprises.  26 August


FUNDING: Armed Forces Covenant Fund – Positive Pathways Programme Funding

26 August


FUNDING: Small Action Fund £500!

26 August


NEWS: Charity Bank Edinburgh Event

Charity Bank is inviting trustees, directors, CEOs and managers of charities, social enterprises and community organisations in Edinburgh to sign up for a free event on 12th September. 26 August

FUNDING: The Corra Foundation have just launched an exciting new grant programme.

26 August

FUNDING: The Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund returns!

The Robertson Trust, now joined by The Gannochy Trust has renewed the funding for the Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund. 26 August


FUNDING: Hostelling Scotland Explorer Fund

26 August


NEWS: Have your say on the annual children and young people cabinet meeting

26 August

SMN Responds to Scottish Government Consultation on incorporating UNCRC into Scottish law

Scottish Mentoring Network has submitted a response to the Scottish Government's consultation on incorporating the United Convention on the Rights of the Child into domestic law in Scotland. In doing so, we have expressed our support for the significant work already undertaken by the Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland and Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights). 23 August


MEMBER NEWS: YMCA adopts nudge theory to get young people into work

YMCA Scotland has formed a partnership with behavioral science consultancy Esher House to fine-tune its employability mentoring programme. 15 August

NEWS: Bank sets up second lab in Scotland to support entrepreneurs

Barclays Eagle Lab provides mentoring, technology and shared workspace 15 August


MEMBER NEWS: YPeople holds first family mentoring session in Glasgow

Homelessness charity YPeople held its first family mentoring session this month as part of its ‘intandem’ mentoring project. 15 August


SMN: All network Event Dates released

7 August 2019

Glasgow Networking Event

27 August 2019, 10:30am - 1:30pm Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, 20 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow, G41 5BW

Education Networking Event

2 September 2019, 11am-2pm, Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's St, Edinburgh EH1 1SU

SMN NATIONAL EVENT: The deadline for booking your place is Tuesday the 5th of November so please BOOK NOW to secure your place at the event.

13 November 2019, St Paul's & St George's Church, 46 York Place, Edinburgh

SMN: Business Network Event

28 November 2019, 4th Floor, Hayweight House, 23 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DQ

SMN: Edinburgh and Lothians Network Event

4 December 2019, 11am-1:30pm YMCA Edinburgh, The Acorn Centre, 1 Junction Place, EH6 5JA

SMN: Care Experienced Network Event

24 January 2020, 10:30am- 2pm Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow,G11UZ

SMN Fife and Tayside Network Event

29 January 2020, Old College Building, Abertay University, Dundee, DD1 HG

SMN: Glasgow Networking Event

5 March 2020, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB, 10:30am -2:pm

POSTPONED - Professional Certificate in Coordinating Mentoring Programmes Training Course

19-20 March 2020, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1UZ

POSTPONED SMN: Mentoring Information Event

23 March 2020, The Barracks, Stirling

POSTPONED : Mentor Training Guidance for Mentoring Coordinators

27 March 2020, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow G1 1UZ

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