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RAiSE PSDOs’ outdoor learning training in South Ayrshire

Primary Science Development Officers (PSDOs) from across Scotland spent two days in South Ayrshire exploring the intrinsic link between outdoor learning and STEM.  Raising Aspirations in Science Education (RAiSE), a [...]

RAiSE PSDOs’ outdoor learning training in South Ayrshire2020-01-09T09:01:54+00:00

Professional learning case study: Jordan Mayne of Warout Primary School through RAiSE

The Wood Foundation was recently accredited by the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS) as a provider of professional learning. We are committed to providing opportunities which promote critical enquiry and innovation. [...]

Professional learning case study: Jordan Mayne of Warout Primary School through RAiSE2019-12-04T15:34:52+00:00

DfID Permanent Secretary visits Nyaruguru Greenfield Development

The Wood Foundation Africa hosted the Permanent Secretary of the UK Department for International Development (DfID) Matthew Rycroft at its greenfield development site in Nyaruguru District in the southern province of Rwanda. [...]

DfID Permanent Secretary visits Nyaruguru Greenfield Development2019-11-18T14:16:54+00:00

RAiSE launches in Clackmannanshire and North Lanarkshire

A programme which empowers teachers with the confidence and skills to deliver inspiring and motivating STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) lessons to primary pupils has launched in Clackmannanshire and North Lanarkshire. [...]

RAiSE launches in Clackmannanshire and North Lanarkshire2019-11-19T10:20:55+00:00

“Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital for civic society” Jonathan Christie, Deputy UK Director at The Wood Foundation

The recent report from Volunteer Scotland examining the impact volunteering has on the health and wellbeing of society makes for thought-provoking reading. In line with an ageing population, older people [...]

“Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital for civic society” Jonathan Christie, Deputy UK Director at The Wood Foundation2019-11-05T14:42:15+00:00

Global Learning Partnerships launches application period for 2020 cohort

A professional and personal development programme which has provided a career-defining and life-changing opportunity to more than 100 Scotland-based education practitioners is inviting applications for its next cohort. The Wood [...]

Global Learning Partnerships launches application period for 2020 cohort2019-10-31T13:39:53+00:00

“Although charity begins at home, it must not end there.” Sir Ian Wood KT GBE

The Wood Foundation’s Chairman, Sir Ian Wood KT GBE, was honoured at a ceremony in New York by the Carnegie family of institutions. Sir Ian was the only philanthropist from outside of the [...]

“Although charity begins at home, it must not end there.” Sir Ian Wood KT GBE2019-10-23T13:31:17+00:00

The Wood Foundation reaches £1m milestone in STV Children’s Appeal support

The Wood Foundation has pledged a further £150,000 to the STV Children’s Appeal to support charities delivering meaningful change for families facing the stark reality of child poverty. The latest [...]

The Wood Foundation reaches £1m milestone in STV Children’s Appeal support2019-10-10T13:53:58+00:00

The Wood Foundation is accredited by GTCS and programmes endorsed by Education Scotland

“This accreditation and endorsement exemplify the direction of our investments and activities for our Developing Young People in Scotland portfolio,” Georgea Hughes, Programme Manager. “We are committed to being a visionary and [...]

The Wood Foundation is accredited by GTCS and programmes endorsed by Education Scotland2019-11-18T11:26:24+00:00