Making a difference in practice: Growing our own

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We connect people who deliver projects on the ground, enabling them to share their learning with each other. Through our Public Sector Client Forum and Local Authority Urban Design Forum (LAUDF), we have supported the exchange of good practice and examples of how to create great places in Scotland. 90% of those involved in these events say it changes how they approach their work.

Many young professionals who are part of these networks develop to positions of leadership. Through supporting our professionals, even at the earliest stages of their career, we grow the skills needed for the future.

It is invaluable to have an opportunity to hear about what counterparts in other local authorities are doing and how they are approaching their work.

This is one of the short stories featured in our Corporate Strategy for 2021-31.
Read the full document here.

Image description: A woman stands on a stage speaking at a Public Sector Client Forum in Dumfries in June, 2019. Several round tables are full of stakeholders listening to the presentation. There is a green banner with the words Making a difference in practice and the hashtag Great Places Scotland

Image credit: Allan Devlin on behalf of the Crichton Trust

Updated: March 2021

A&DS Corporate Plan 2021-24

This is our Corporate Plan for 2021-24, outlining how we aim to work to deliver our Corporate Strategy.

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