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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

Excellence in Developing Skills and Capacity Award

This award is aimed at programmes or projects which can clearly demonstrate how they have fulfilled the following criteria:

- Developed a culture of learning and improvement and

- Developed innovative approaches to learning and development

Who is eligible?

The award is open to all housing organisations in Scotland, including local authorities and registered social landlords, as well as community and tenants’ organisations. To be eligible, projects or initiatives should have taken place in Scotland and commenced within the last 24 months.

How to apply

Entrants must complete the on-line submission form. They must include a maximum of 1000 words on the project, which should be structured around the criteria set out above. Other supporting documents such as key reports may also be submitted as appendices to the main document. This submission will provide the basis for both short-listing and the final decision on the winning entry.


The award winner will be announced at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 11 November 2016 at the Glasgow City Hotel. The winner will receive a commemorative trophy.


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