This page contains the latest Alliance resources, tools, reports, and publications related to international development.
Browse our resources below, or use the filters to search. You can also browse all of the materials from previous events including presentations, webinar recordings, workshop handouts and materials from conferences via the previous events section of our website.
If there is a resource you think should be on this page or you would like to submit one of your organisation's resources, please contact us.
Resource list: IATI Publishing
We have collected together a reading list for you, to take you from beginner to pro publishing to IATI, helping you improve your organisational transparency and external communication.
Hub Cymru Africa's: Digital Tools to help you with your work
Hub Cymru Africa have developed an interactive online guide which summarises a variety of digital tools to help you manage your work and your organisation. It covers everything from meeting software to digital data collection tools, focusing on solutions for smaller organisations.
IATI's Speaker's Kit
IATI have produced a freely accessible Speaker's Kit which includes a number of slide decks that you can use with your colleagues and partners, during meetings or trainings about IATI. The presentations cover: 1) How to publish IATI data, 2 Accessing and using IATI data and 3) Understanding the IATI Standard.
SCVO Trustee Network
SCVO have created a Trustee Network in partnership with Aberdeen Standard Capital to provide support and guidance for members of boards and committees.
Outcomes-focused Policy Making in Scotland
This toolkit is designed to support Scottish policy making to be more joined up and coherent, across policy areas both within Scotland and internationally. The resource is the result of a partnership between the National Performance Framework team at the Scottish Government and civil society stakeholders including the SDG Network Scotland, Scotland’s International Development Alliance and the EU project, Bridge 47.
Resource list about ethical photography
We use images in countless ways in our international development and humanitarian work. Images pervade our ways of working and so, we have gathered together a list of resources to help you begin a reflective journey, asking, am I using the right image and is it ethical?
Decolonising language in international development in Scotland (and bringing the public with us)
This draft discussion paper aims to put forward some ideas on ensuring our language is always fit for purpose. We offer some context, some draft principles to guide our language choices, some examples of language we think is problematic, and some alternatives that we aim to use instead.
Reading list: Remote AGMs and Board Meetings
Given the shift towards remote working many of us have taken this year, it is unsurprising that we at the Alliance have had a large number of questions recently about how to hold digital Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and board meetings. We have collected some learnings from our recent AGM and provide a reading list of helpful sources to consult if you are planning a remote meeting.
Comparing different IATI data publishing and validation tools
We have collated a list of the different options for International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) data publishing and validation tools, to see if one (or many) of the options suits your budget, time available and organisational size.
SCOPE: Skills Recognition, Capacity Building, and Professional Education for the Third Sector
The online learning platform developed by SCVO and partners covers useful topics for third sector staff and volunteers including the basics of: governance, finance, fundraising, communications and risk management.
ICTwork's: How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming
This blog covers the digital gender gap and the digital demographic gap, outlining some steps you can take to design more inclusively.
ICTwork's: Checklist to Design with the User in Digital Development
What does the Principle for Digital Development 'design with the user' really mean in practice? Read more about the 7 point checklist to design better digital interventions.