What type of leadership does our sector need?
With the effects of austerity and increasing demand for services providing us with new challenges and opportunities - what type of leadership does our sector need to thrive?
Ask a #SocEnt School: Blairhall Bakes
Blairhall Bakes give us behind the scenes access to their social enterprise!
Ask a #SocEnt School: Crosshouse Cares
We found out how Crosshouse Primary School is getting on with their social enterprise Crosshouse Cares.
Women in Leadership: Time to try something different?
Dona Milne, Chair of Youth Scotland's board, shares how the organisation has achieved their 50:50 gender split three years ahead of schedule.
The 'Forever Projects': Learning from community ownership
Highlands & Islands Hub Manager, David Bryan, reflects on the inspirational story of North Assynt, as well as the opportunities and challenges of community land buyouts.
Reflect on 2017’s Lollipop Moments
Stories give us great insight into how small actions can make a huge impact – leadership is made up of lots of these potential 'lollipop moments'
Learning Lunch: How are you spending your time?
This month, we’re looking at how senior leaders can make sure they’re using their time effectively and are creating opportunities to nurture and grow the talent in their organisations.
Scotland & Malawi: Sparking Social Enterprise Collaboration
Sam and Karen discuss how collaboration and shared learning are igniting social enterprise ecosystems and creating real social change in Malawi and around the world.
Learning from Scotland's Rural Social Enterprises
Inspired by a visit from our colleagues at SEA Australia (from rural Victoria), we look at how Scotland has become a leader in rural social enterprise - identifying 3 underpinning themes that have contributed to this success.
Social Enterprise in Education Awards 2017
It's been another incredible year for Scotland's young social entrepreneurs. Here we share some of the highlights from this year's awards in Edinburgh and Inverness.
Connecting Communities ‘From Over the Hill’
To tie in with the launch of our LEADER funded programmes in the Cairngorms National Park, David looks at the rich history of this area and how solutions to local challenges may be found just 'over the hill'.
If at First You Do Succeed - Analyse, Learn & Succeed Again
When was the last time you analysed a project that went well? Lara looks at how we can potentially learn more from our sucesses than our failures.
Getting to the Heart of Community Leadership
Following a recent Academy programme in rural Pakistan, David reflects on the community leadership revolution in rural Scotland and what factors have contributed to its success.
4 TED Talks to Help You Reconnect with Information
This week, we share 4 TED talks that explore how ‘conscious information use’ enables us to have more personal and social impact.
5 Ideas to Build Reflection Time into Your Day
Our staff and tutors share a few simple ways you can promote reflection to help ensure that you’re making the right kind of impact with your work and relationships.
Your Year on Twitter with @SocEntAcademy
You have had a busy year! From starting up school social enterprises to leading change in organisations and communities, here is a little snapshot of what you've been up to.
60 Seconds with Elspeth McCoull
As Head Teacher of Glendale Gaelic Primary, Elspeth reflects on the leadership challenges facing Gaelic speaking teachers and educational practitioners in this 60-second interview.
Reflecting on Scotland's Social Enterprise Ecosystem
Reflecting on this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Hong Kong, Neil shares his thoughts into the importance of having a strong ecosystem of support (and appreciating when you have one).