Federation for Community Development Learning Federation for Community Development Learning  

Welcome to the Federation for Community Development Learning

Welcome to our new website

 

FCDL is the UK wide membership networking organisation that supports community development through advancing and promoting good quality Community Development learning and practice at local, regional and national levels. FCDL works to provide a network to support the development, evaluation and dissemination of good quality Community Development learning, training and qualification opportunities.

 

Find out more about FCDL.

Supporting Good Quality Community Development Learning and Practice

The Federation has a long-established reputation for the excellence of our skills and knowledge and our high quality training expertise.

 

Strategic and project work 

 

FCDL has always played a leading role in the development and reviews of the Community Development National Occupational Standards, (CD NOS). We currently hold custodianship of the CD NOS, in partnership with our youth work colleagues.

 

All our past funded projects have provided free and customised development and learning support to a range of small, diverse and marginalised community groups. This work has  provided us with the opportunity to learn from community led groups and networks bringing diverse perspectives, insights and experiences.

In house training offered by FCDL

 

We can support you to use Community Development approaches to work effectively and inclusively in health, housing, environment, learning and other community and strategic settings.

 

FCDL can offer:

● Customised training (accredited and non-accredited)

● Consultancy, research and evaluation.

We use a sliding scale of charges. We are more than happy to discuss your needs or ideas with you. Talk to us on 0114 258 7270 or email susi@fcdl.org.uk

 

Read more about recent training delivered by FCDL.

Events

 

Review of the Community Development National Occupational Standards (CDNOS)

 

12 September 2014, Birmingham

Details and booking form available here

 

18 September 2014, London

Details and booking form available here

 

 

Recent events that FCDL has either organised, partnered or contributed to include Supporting Community Action - lessons from Australia and the UK (with TSRC and IACD); Community Development Action and Learning - strategies for now and the future; Funding for Community Learning (with TSNLA and BIS); and Putting the public back into public health.

 

Find out more about FDCL events.

What do we do?

Click here to view a brief summary of our main areas of work.

Get in touch

Federation for Community Development Learning
8 Paradise Street

Sheffield S1 2DF

Tel: 0114 258 7270

Mobile: 0789 490 2150

E-mail: info@fcdl.org.uk

 

Or use our online contact form.

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