See how we’re putting equality at the heart of our work

The SSSC has published our 2017 equality reports today (28 April 2017). These describe the progress we’ve made over the past two years to put equality at the heart of our work. The ... Continue Reading →

Gypsy, Traveller and Roma engagement and trust in health services

A research project is looking at ways of improving engagement and trust between health services and Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities, with the aim of improving the health and health ... Continue Reading →

New race equality framework published

The Scottish Government has published a new race equality framework. The new framework sets out a path for a fair and just society, free from discrimination and inequality for Scotland’s ... Continue Reading →

Implementing the British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Act 2015

The British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Act 2015 promotes and facilitates the use and understanding of British Sign Language (BSL) across the Scottish public sector. The Scottish ... Continue Reading →

Developing the Young Workforce – Scotland’s Youth Employment Strategy

The Scottish Government has published a progress report on their Youth Employment Strategy – Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce. This strategy and implementation plan sets ... Continue Reading →

LGBT Age Capacity Building Project launch new resources

The LGBT Age Capacity Building Project has launched a suite of resources to support older people’s services to become more welcoming and inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ... Continue Reading →

New films show power of human rights to improve people’s health and care

The Scottish Human Rights Commission, the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) and NHS Health Scotland have joined forces to launch a series of short films highlighting ... Continue Reading →

Hidden sensory loss

Our Equalities Working Group recently received a visit from Katharine Jackson, from RNIB Scotland and Deaf Action’s Hidden Sensory Loss Project.  Following two-year funding from ... Continue Reading →

Launch of SDS and Gypsy/Travellers research report

The Self-directed Support (SDS) and Gypsy/Travellers research report presents the findings of a one-year research project, funded by the Scottish Government, exploring the potential ... Continue Reading →

Mainstreaming equality

At the SSSC we’re committed to valuing diversity, improving opportunity for all and ensuring that equalities are central to everything we do. Jess Alexander, Education and Workforce ... Continue Reading →