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BME leadership at a local level during the pandemic

We were joined on 21 March 2022 by Kaveed Ali, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UK Community Foundations, Lela Kogbara, Executive Director of Black Thrive and Charlotte Amos, Senior Policy Officer, Cardiff Race Equality Taskforce.

30th March 2022
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Impact evaluation before, during and after Covid-19

Dr Fancesca Calo and Dr Daniel Haslam organised a free webinar on 9 March 2022 to explore the challenges and opportunities available when conducting impact evaluations. Hugh McLean, Director of Lorn Healthy Options, joined the conversation. Watch again here.

14th March 2022
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Free course: An introduction to UK immigration law

A new suite of courses has been developed by our colleagues in Executive Education, including one specifically for people who want to understand how the UK immigration system works.

30th November 2021
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CVSL research to explore how to increase the pool of leaders from BME communities that collaborate with local service providers

A new grant will help to level the playing field for leaders of the 'seldom-asked, seldom-heard, and not-yet-engaged BME groups and support their engagement and collaboration with service providers', including Thames Valley Police.

26th November 2021
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Webinar: Want to start a Leadership Learning Club but not sure where to start?

This webinar brought together academics and practitioners to share their learning and give tips to other leaders and organisations considering starting leadership development learning clubs.

25th October 2021
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The Open University‘s ‘Talent, it's Our Future'

Rhys Griffiths, the OU’s Business Relationship Manager in Wales, Carol Jacklin-Jarvis, Director of CVSL and Owain Smolovic Jones, Director of Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures discuss the nature of leadership.

9th August 2021
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Produce effective video content for your small charity (free course)

A new course launches today (8 March 2021) on FutureLearn, designed to help small charities develop their understanding of how video can expand and enhance their organisation's communications and skill staff with practical production skills. 

8th March 2021
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The value of small and local charities …. in a big crisis

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL) is part of a research team, funded by the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales, which has launched The Value of Small in a Big Crisis report. 

5th March 2021
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Funding to explore the development needs of BME leaders

A project led by Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo in the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership has received almost £10,000 to research the leadership capacities of Black and minority ethnic leaders in Milton Keynes. 

3rd February 2021
Photo by Étienne Godiard on Unsplash - images shows a cyclist riding past charity adverts on a brick wall in London. The wall looks run down and tired and behind it, beautiful modern, imposing sky scrapers. The image reflects the challenges faced by charities and the disparity between the support the private sector has received during the pandemic and the limited support the voluntary sector has received

Webinar: Ethics and Leadership in the Voluntary Sector

In December 2020, Dr Nik Winchester, Senior Lecturer in Management in the OU Business School, hosted a Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership webinar which looked at ethics in leadership. You can now watch the seminar back and access our additional resources.

19th January 2021

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