Events & Training Calendar

Check out DSEN and our partner events!

For more information about the Event or Training or you wish to book, call: 01382 504848 or email us at:

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  • 07

    General Data Protection Regulation Network Meeting

    09:30 -14:00

    We wanted to give you the opportunity to book your places for this event now as GDPR is one of the current hot topics.

    General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR will overhaul how businesses process and handle data.  We are pleased to announce that Kate Wyatt of RSB Lindsays will deliver a session at our network meeting, explaining what the changes mean for your Organisation.   European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),  will come into force on May 25 2018.  It will change how businesses and public sector organisations can handle the information of customers.


    Kate Wyatt is a Partner in RSB Lindsays based in the Dundee office. She has specialised in employment law and has worked with employer and employee clients from a variety of sectors. She has experience of acting for organisations in the life sciences, the higher education and independent schools sector, and for charities and not-for-profit organisations.   In her session Kate will address the practical management steps for employers and their employees to ensure they are GDPR compliant.


    Other speakers at the Network Meeting will be confirmed shortly. Members have the opportunity to book places now (email Non members will be informed about the event in due course and charged £25 per attendee.

  • 07

    Care at Home - Learning Network

    14:00 -17:00
    Number 10
    10 Constitution Road, DD1 1LL

    Do you provide health & social care support to people living in their own home or who visit your centre from their home? If so come along & share your ideas and practices to improve what we offer in Dundee.


  • 12

    Getting Started with SPSS

    09:30 -16:30
    Abertay University
    Bell Street Dundee DD1 1HG

    Handling statistical data is an essential part of research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely intimidating. This one day practical PC-based course, using a step-by-step approach, will help students new to statistics and new to SPSS to learn how to get started with studying statistics using the software package SPSS.

    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

    • Understand how to start SPSS, Enter basic Data and Categorical Variables into SPSS.
    • Import and Arrange Data, Define Statistical Variables and Work with Missing Values into SPSS.
    • Carry out a statistical analysis that can test hypotheses.
    • Manage Results, Edit Output Charts and Tables, Export Results and Succeed Scientific Report Interpretation

    Refreshments will be provided.

    Places are limited so register early


    What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    For more information about how to get to Abertay University and parking options please check

    What can I bring into the event?

    Other than yourself, we recommend bringing something to make notes with, whether electronic or “the more normal” pen and paper.

    How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

    Call: 07446907025

  • 14

    Two's Company

    18:30 -21:30
    The Circle
    Staffa Place, Dundee

    From DSEN Member: Uppertunity.

    Come along to a fun social evening, where you can meet new friends or find something a bit more romantic.

    This is a safe environment for adults with additional needs to form new friendships.

    The evening includes music, a buffet, drinks, games and socialising 

    When: Thursday 14th of February, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
    Where: The circle, Staffa Place, Dundee
    Cost: £3 per person

    Contact 07544984289 or to book tickets.

  • 20

    Social Enterprise Workshop

    10:00 -14:00
    University of Dundee
    Dalhousie Building, Room 1S06 Old Hawkhill Dundee DD1 5EN

    Open to all – Students, Staff, Alumni and General Public

    Learn the ins and outs of starting a social enterprise and what you should know. As part of the University of Dundee’s Entrepreneurship Week 2018, we are pleased to have the Dundee Social Enterprise Network delivering a workshop providing an understanding of what a Social Enterprise is, how to start and run one and what support is available to you to get one off the ground. Also, hear from inspirational social entrepreneur speakers.

    Jessie Bruce – Development Officer 
    Her role is to support and advise the Dundee Future Fund applicants and grant funding with new Social Enterprise projects for those setting up. Jessie is currently working with Aspiring SE member events and advises on appropriate training courses.

    Julie Farr – Chief Executive

    Julie is leading Dundee Social Enterprise Network, representing social enterprises and the wider third sector. She is also working in partnership with the private and public sector in Dundee.

    Derek Marshall – Chairman

    Derek leads one of the first and leading social enterprises in Dundee. the Factory Skatepark has won numerous awards and Derek is on national groups developing SE for the future.

    Derek worked as an operational firefighter for 17 years followed by 6 years as a financial administrator for a charity in Dundee. Currently, he is CEO of the Factory Skatepark & children’s soft-play centres in Dundee which have won a number of awards for social impact and business over recent years. Derek has worked in the Social Enterprise sector for 17 years during which he has been involved in establishing a number of charities and social companies and raising over £4m for these enterprises.