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Navigating the asylum maze

The Dignity in Practice Network is planning Food For All workshops that are tailor-made for staff and volunteers engaged in community food services. These will provide an opportunity for you and your team to come together with people with lived experience of the asylum system in a safe space, to reflect and learn from each …

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Growing Food in Small Spaces course January 2024

This online course delivered by Abi Mordin from Propagate via the Permaculture Association will teach how to turn small spaces into highly abundant food gardens. Opening on 23 January 2024, the course comprises four live sessions as well as videos, quizzes and a 40 page workbook. Cost £135. More information on the Permaculture Association website.

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Weight stigma – why it matters and what you can do about it

Our Diet, Physical Activity and Health Weight team colleagues at Public Health Scotland have recently launched a Challenging Weight Stigma Hub. The Learning Hub aims to raise awareness of the impact of weight stigma and provide insights that can empower you in your role to reduce weight stigma. It has been informed by people with …

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Raising the issue of malnutrition training

Dates for 2022 for this training from Eat Well Age Well are now available. More information and details of how to book on the Eat Well Age Well website.

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Health Inequalities and Human Rights Learning Hub

Public Health Scotland has recently launched this online resource for anyone who has an interest in understanding health inequalities in Scotland and the steps you can take to reduce them. The resource can be accessed on the Public Health Scotland Virtual Learning Environment. 

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Online training from Edinburgh Community Food

Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) is running a free online training course throughout August and September. The REHIS accredited ‘Eating well for older people’ course is suitable for older people and for those working with them. Find out more on the ECF website.  

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Two new Public Health Scotland learning hubs

Public Health Scotland’s Workforce Development Team has launched two new learning hubs: ·       Challenging poverty stigma ·       Making communication even better The Challenging poverty hub creates an opportunity to develop understanding of poverty stigma and discrimination.  The communications hub raises awareness and understanding of how to improve communication skills. Learners can access the learning hubs …

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Health Issues in the Community tutor training courses

Health Issues in the Community (HIIC) is a training programme which looks at issues such as health, poverty, power and social justice in a different way. Run by tutors across Scotland, it’s aimed at increasing community capacity, increasing community participation, and establishing/consolidating community development approaches to tackling inequalities in health. CHEX is running tutor training …

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Raising the Issue of Malnutrition Training

The Raising the Issue of Malnutrition from Eat Well Age Well aims to increase practitioners’ knowledge and confidence around identifying and supporting older people at home in the community who are at risk, or are suffering from malnutrition. This training is open to Small Ideas, Big Impact grant holders and applicants, NHS, Local Authority, Carers, …

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REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health

REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health trains individuals to run cooking classes. It focuses on developing practical food and nutrition skills and works with practitioners who support vulnerable groups in promoting independent living skills. It allows participants to encourage healthier eating, cooking and food budgeting options to their client group, as well as gain the skills, …

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