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  • Stepping Up Live

    Date: March 30, 2020- Category: ENABLE Works news

    As we enter the end of the first week with schools across Scotland closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, I’m acutely aware that parents and young people will be concerned about what this means for the rest of their school year. We still don’t know whether schools will…

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  • Breaking the barriers to inclusion and equality

    Date: February 9, 2018- Category: Campaigning news ENABLE Works news

    Today is a significant day, as the Scottish Government consultation on ‘Excellence and Equality for all: Guidance on the Presumption to Mainstreaming’ closes. This guidance – called for by ENABLE Scotland – is a crucial next step on the journey to inclusion and we welcome its publication and intent. I…

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  • Strathclyde helps students who have learning disabilities to break barriers to Higher Education

    Date: February 7, 2018- Category: Campaigning news ENABLE Works news

    Students who have a learning disability will have the opportunity to attend one of Scotland’s most prestigious universities following the launch of a new project by the University of Strathclyde, leading charity ENABLE Scotland and national employer ScottishPower. Eight learners aged 18-24 will have the opportunity to study for a…

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    Stepping Up for the next generation

    Date: January 24, 2018- Category: ENABLE Works news

    In the spring of this year, the Scottish Government will set out a plan to ‘halve the disability gap’ in Scotland following on from the DWP’s ‘Improving Lives’ plan to do so in the rest of the United Kingdom. ‘Improving Lives’ is largely focussed on reform of health and welfare…

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    All In Edinburgh making a name for itself far outside the capital

    Date: December 18, 2017- Category: ENABLE Works news

    Employment support group for people who have disabilities earns accolades home and abroad All In Edinburgh, the capital’s unique supported employment service, is making people sit up and notice far beyond the limits of the city it serves. Not only has it been a finalist in ERSA’s (Employment Related Service…

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    Young people showcase ‘Secrets of Dundee’ in new exhibition

    Date: December 8, 2017- Category: ENABLE Works news

    On Tuesday 5 December, six young photographers launched a new photo exhibition showcasing the hidden landmarks of Dundee. Photographs will be on display at the Dundee Central Library until 18 December, with featured spots including the Parker Street Steps, remnants of the Bell Street Cemetery, the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum,…

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    Travel App Launch

    Date: July 14, 2017- Category: ENABLE Works news

    Charity previews new travel app for UK Employability Day Minister and ENABLE Scotland work graduates are first to see new ENABLE Me travel app at Glasgow’s Transport Museum. ENABLE Scotland celebrated UK Employability Day by previewing its new travel app ENABLE Me at Glasgow’s Transport Museum with Jamie Hepburn, Minister…

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