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Education & Resources

The Standards Commission provides training and support to councillors, members of devolved public bodies and other stakeholders to promote the Codes of Conduct and assist them in attaining the highest possible ethical standards.

Education & Resources

The Standards Commission for Scotland works with a variety of stakeholders to promote the ethical standards framework and adherence to the Codes of Conduct.

Work we undertake includes:

  • Producing, issuing and promoting relevant, accessible and comprehensive guidance and educational materials for councillors and members of devolved public bodies.
  • Providing training and advice to councillors and members of devolved public bodies on the Codes of Conduct and the standards expected of them.
  • Supporting induction and training programmes to help councils and public bodies promote awareness and understanding of the Codes of Conduct among their councillors and members.
  • Engaging and consulting with councils, devolved public bodies, the CESPLS and other stakeholders to identify trends and emerging issues to ensure guidance and training materials continue to be fit for purpose.