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The why and how behind what we do. Thoughts and learning from the Leading to Change teams and our contributors

Attracting Black Talent – An untapped Opportunity to Grow Scotland’s Talent Pool
Attracting Black Talent – An untapped Opportunity to Grow Scotland’s Talent Pool

Fash Fasoro is the founder of The DataKirk SCIO which started in 2019 with the aim of closing both the attainment gap and data divide in Scotland and talks about how Scottish Black Talent represents an enormous opportunity for employers.

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Competency is not enough – Creating Safe Spaces to build confidence in leaders at all levels 
Competency is not enough – Creating Safe Spaces to build confidence in leaders at all levels 

Sara Dewar, leadership development specialist, leading on the Community Engagement for Leading to Change, shares why creating safe spaces is key to building confidence and competence for leaders at all levels.

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The National Wellbeing Hub
The National Wellbeing Hub

“When you spend your days caring for others, it can be difficult to find the time to care for yourself.”
The Wellbeing team bring you an update on the National Wellbeing Hub – open to all of the health, social care and social work workforce in Scotland.

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Leadership Material?
Leadership Material?

Winnie Lwanda challenges the beliefs held that have come to light with Britain’s first non-white Prime Minister and states good leadership needs to innovate, inspire and invest in their workforce. This is part of our Diversity Blog series from the Equalities team.

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‘You only aspire to what you see…’
‘You only aspire to what you see…’

Dr Gregory Ekatah shares how looking to aspire to what he could see has impacted his career and how what you see may not look like you on the surface but can still be inspirational. This is part of our Diversity Blog series from the Equalities team.

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Aspiration to Change in Social Work
Aspiration to Change in Social Work

Toyin Adenugba-Okpaje, a frontline social worker, Ph.D. candidate, social work tutor, SASW vice-chair, and Co-Convener of ME Social Workers in Scotland offer three things that can be done to create change for Minority Ethnic Persons in Social Care.

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Understanding the Lower Paid Ethnic Minority Staff Inquiry
Understanding the Lower Paid Ethnic Minority Staff Inquiry

John Wilkes, Head of Scotland for the Equality and Human Rights Commission shares an update on the Lower Paid Ethnic Minority Staff inquiry for our series of Diversity Blogs.

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Not an optional add on: Wellbeing and Diversity is core for leadership and delivery
Not an optional add on: Wellbeing and Diversity is core for leadership and delivery

Humza Yousaf MSP outlines why wellbeing and diversity are core for leadership and delivery as part of our series of Diversity blogs.

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How hope can see us through challenging times
How hope can see us through challenging times

A blog by Dr Emma Miller. Talking Hope connects experience, theory and practice through conversation and relationships, to find hope with children and young people who are in (or on the edges of) secure care.

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Leading to Change – Our Evidence Base
Leading to Change – Our Evidence Base

A record of reports, writing and evidence base that has brought us to the current point in time. This will evolve as the Leading to Change programme of work evolves.

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Leadership recommendations for health and social care
Leadership recommendations for health and social care

Leadership recommendations for health and social care – a local response to the Messenger report.

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New Approaches to Leadership and Race Equality
New Approaches to Leadership and Race Equality

Laic Khalique offers views on new approaches to leadership and race equality is the first of a series of Diversity blogs.

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