The VOCAL Prospectus promotes a compelling agenda for change that takes existing culture and sport services and develops them to enable successful delivery where traditional approaches are often struggling. VOCAL’s vision is to have major funding decisions for culture and sport considered as a return on investment where expenditure, when used as early intervention, can reduce demand on other core services, as described so clearly in the Christie Commission report.Read more
VOCAL Presentations and AGM
These links will take you to the presentations that were delivered at our meeting in Edinburgh on Friday 29th February about the community empowerment bill.Read more
How Good is Our Culture and Sport?
The purpose of HGIOCS is to improve evaluative and capacity building work consistently across culture and sport within local authorities and their key partners. Other sectors within learning such as schools and Community Learning and Development already benefit from the application of a consistent self evaluation quality improvement framework. VOCAL has developed the HGIOCS quality improvement framework in partnership with Education Scotland.Read more