Community Learning Exchange Newsletter



Launch Me

What is LaunchMe?

LaunchMe is Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator. It supports ambitious, early stage social enterprises to scale up and increase their social impact. LaunchMe provides seed funding, intensive business support, investment readiness support, investment brokerage, mentoring and access to match funding.

We are looking for social enterprises that

 are less than 3 years old

 operate in Scotland

 have a track record of trading and achieving social impact

 have ambition to scale

Case studies

LaunchMe has already supported 14 ambitious social enterprises across Scotland. Click on the link below to read more about their stories and how LaunchMe helped them achieve their goals.

have the appetite to take on social investment



ACOSVO Leadership Exchange

Acosvo run a programme called Leadership Exchange which matches public sector leaders with third Sector leaders.  Participants are encouraged to open their world to each other to experience what it is like to work for another sector and to share knowledge and networks.  An awareness event is being held in Dundee on the 20th September 2016, 10am 12pm, Lecture Theatre,  Baluniefield Police Scotland, Dundee, DD4 8UT.  There is an open invite to anyone in the sector to attend.  Bookings need to me made though via event bright





Lip Reading Awareness Week

Lip Reading Awareness Week 12 -18 September 2016

To book your space or for more details about future lipreading classes then contact Michelle Donoghue, Health Advocacy Worker, Deaf Links, Dundee.

Tel: 01382 201077 Text: 07745347567 or



LAW Taster session

PosterLAW Leaflets


Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise are delighted to announce details of our new programme of business development workshops for autumn/winter 2016/17.

Designed specifically for a third sector audience, Just Enterprise learning services increase the business and leadership skills of those employed within the sector. We offer a wide a range of courses, delivered in locations Scotland-wide, for both social entrepreneurs, leaders, and staff of existing social enterprise organisations. Sponsored by Scottish Government, all of our business development workshops are FREE to attend. Delegate places are available on a first come, first served basis so remember to book early to guarantee your place!

Click here  for full details of current learning opportunities and information on how to register.

Follow us on Twitter @justenterprise for up to date course availability and all the latest programme news.