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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 Lanarkshire2019-11-07T09:50:29+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

“This award exemplifies 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 GTCS2019-09-17T14:41:32+00:00

Rugabano tea site officially inaugurated

The Rugabano Tea Company (RTC) has been officially opened by Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture Gerardine Mukeshimana. RTC is fully owned by Rwanda Tea Investments Limited, a joint venture of Luxmi [...]

Rugabano tea site officially inaugurated2019-10-08T14:59:05+00:00

Sir Ian Wood to be presented with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Sir Ian Wood KT GBE has been announced as one of the recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy on the 100th anniversary of the passing of Andrew Carnegie. The [...]

Sir Ian Wood to be presented with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy2019-10-08T14:56:36+00:00

“Investing in our young people begins with an investment in our teachers.”

Comment by Ali MacLachlan, UK Director of The Wood Foundation “The world is changing at an incredible pace. It has been estimated that two-thirds of today’s primary pupils will work [...]

“Investing in our young people begins with an investment in our teachers.”2019-07-09T08:56:08+00:00

Reflections on the YPI #generationchange National Event

More than 1000 young people from the length and breadth of Scotland were joined by representatives from the third, public and private sectors at the YPI National Event celebrating the impact of #generationchange [...]

Reflections on the YPI #generationchange National Event2019-06-26T12:48:45+00:00