March 2019

You’ve probably heard about our leadership exchange programme, but do you know the idea came from an exchange I took part in with a Serbia leader though the Euclid Network. 


So how could I refuse when around 10 years later I hear about the opportunity to do an exchange with Russian NGO leaders – and could also offer the opportunity out to ACOSVO members. 


Guest blog from Martin Crewe, Director, Barnardo’s Scotland



A small group of Scottish directors of UK charities met this week to discuss ‘the challenges and opportunities of leading a cross border charity’.  The discussions ranged wide and covered both the rational and the more emotive – a ‘head and heart’ approach so characteristic of the charity sector.