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Sep 30, 2016

Professor Helen Minnis of the University of Glasgow, talks to David Woodier, a teacher, adoptive parent and blogger for Scottish Attachment in Action, about 'Why attachment matters'. Themes emerging from the interview may well resonate with those living and working with children and young people who've had an adverse...


Sep 28, 2016

George Thomson, Chief Executive of Volunteer Scotland shares his memories of Edgar Cahn, the creator of Time Banking and explores its use as a community development tool. An example includes the walking charity 'Paths for all'. It also includes a brief message from Edgar Cahn himself.

Introduced by Donald Macleod,...


Sep 15, 2016

In this episode, Michael McEwan speaks to Gordon Dougall, Artistic Director of Limelight Music.

Limelight is a Scottish Equalities professional music training and production company that delivers high-quality inclusive music projects across Scotland and Europe.

Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free


Sep 14, 2016

Roy McConkey OBE, Emeritus Professor, Ulster University in Ireland asks a number of questions:

Do we keep evolving or is a revolution needed? Have professionals created a world that suits themselves but not the service users? How do we reduce duplication and move away from a risk-averse model of provision which limits...


Sep 14, 2016

Jamie Andrew, mountaineer, adventurer and author tells his personal story of surviving an avalanche on the Les Droites mountain in the French Alps. He speaks about dealing with the life-changing challenges that followed and reaching his goals.

Introduced by Donald Macleod, Conference Chair.

Recorded at the 10th...