Training & Development

Develop your skills in storytelling, music & dance. Discover cultural, environmental & educational connections.

TRACS hosts a variety of courses and workshops, offering a feast of participative culture for anyone involved in arts, education and community work across Scotland. A range of professional development opportunities give you access to quality teaching and resources exploring Scottish culture and the traditional arts.

Suitable for teachers, social workers, care staff, volunteers, artists and individuals wanting to develop their skills in the participative arts.

Workshop Aims:


Enhance our capacity for life by assisting people to understand, interpret and influence the world around them
Enrich our experience by bringing colour, passion and intensity to our emotions, thoughts and imaginations
Provide a supportive environment so people can build their skills, confidence and self-esteem.
Enable all those who live and visit here to share in Scotland’s culture, celebrating diversity and hosting an international web of folk connections.


Workshop Strands:

Crafting Your Skills – Reflect on and widen your skill set
Enlivened Communities – Cross artform workshops explore the relationship between creative practice and community enrichment, aimed at particular areas of social engagement
Scotland’s Cultures – Introduction to cultural resources and themes for interpretation