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Lead Scotland

Penny Brodie
0131 228 9441

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Lead Scotland, Linking Education and Disability, is a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland (Dundee, Fife, North Lanarkshire, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Inverclyde, West Dunbartonshire, Glasgow)


Lead Scotland's Approach


Guidance and support for learners and volunteers: we really listen to what people want to learn.  We know everyone has different aspirations, for example, employment, volunteering, skills or self development.  We are flexible about where we meet learners and in the way we offer our services. Each person is supported to develop their own action plan with us, which results in a tailored and unique service from Lead.  Some people may find their own answers and solutions quickly after a few meetings with their Learning Co-ordinator.  Some people might find they need more time and support to get things in place, including the support of other organisations, and continued support to be able to learn. We understand that people who use our service know themselves better than we do.   We support people to explore how they learn so that they can articulate what they want and need.


Our policy and information work includes:

    • Developing and maintaining links with key policy makers, such as the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council


    • Responding to, and influencing, national policy developments on the provisions for disabled people and carers in education, training and employment


    • Representing disabled people's interests on a number of government and other committees


    • Raising issues at a national and local level to bring about effective change for disabled people and carers.

All our policy work directly involves disabled learners and carers, as well as those who support them.






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2019 Edinburgh Marathon Festival
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Registered Charity Number in England and Wales 003949