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Lucia Giuntoli appointed YPI Scotland Partnerships Manager

The Wood Foundation has appointed Lucia Giuntoli to the newly created position of YPI Scotland Partnerships Manager. Lucia joins The Wood Foundation following a successful career connecting businesses to the [...]

Lucia Giuntoli appointed YPI Scotland Partnerships Manager2022-01-18T10:51:25+00:00

“Thank you from the RAiSE network,” by Laura McCafferty, National Education Officer

As we close out 2021, RAiSE’s new National Education Officer Laura McCafferty reflects on a year in which the network grew in size and further embedded its impact nationwide. “I [...]

“Thank you from the RAiSE network,” by Laura McCafferty, National Education Officer2022-01-11T13:05:08+00:00

“A year of change, driven by young people,” by Alex Reid, National Coordinator

In another year of flux due to Covid-19, the strong partnerships which drive YPI have ensured thousands of young people have been empowered to lead positive change in their communities in 2021. The [...]

“A year of change, driven by young people,” by Alex Reid, National Coordinator2022-01-11T13:03:01+00:00

“An inspiring period of change,” by Georgea Hughes, Programmes Director

As 2021 draws to a close, The Wood Foundation’s Programmes Director Georgea Hughes reflects on the achievements of the Excelerate network and the continued ambition for the new year, recognising the commitment of [...]

“An inspiring period of change,” by Georgea Hughes, Programmes Director2022-01-11T13:02:27+00:00

“During another year of flux, our collective ambition has continued to grow,” by Ali MacLachlan, UK Director

As 2021 draws to a close, The Wood Foundation’s UK Director Ali MacLachlan reflects on the achievements of the year and the ambition which underpins our areas of focus for 2022. [...]

“During another year of flux, our collective ambition has continued to grow,” by Ali MacLachlan, UK Director2022-01-11T13:07:05+00:00

Excelerate network expands in the North-east

The Wood Foundation has expanded its Excelerate network in the North-east, investing in an additional seven schools. Excelerate is an education investment with ambition for system-level change. Schools receive professional [...]

Excelerate network expands in the North-east2021-11-24T11:00:36+00:00

Smallholder farmers in Tanzania graduate training scheme

More than 440 smallholder tea farmers in Tanzania have graduated following a year-long training programme focussing on tea development and management. The farmers are members of the Njombe Outgrowers Services [...]

Smallholder farmers in Tanzania graduate training scheme2021-11-15T10:21:04+00:00

#WhyYPI – a perspective from our alumni

Julie and Murray from Kyle Academy secured £3000 for SeAScape through YPI in 2021. Their creative, impactful, and personable presentation can be found here.  They share what the experience meant to them and [...]

#WhyYPI – a perspective from our alumni2021-11-12T15:36:29+00:00

Laura McCafferty to lead the RAiSE programme

Laura McCafferty has been appointed as the National Education Officer leading the Raising Aspirations in Science Education (RAiSE) programme. Laura was previously one of the programme’s Primary Science Development Officers [...]

Laura McCafferty to lead the RAiSE programme2021-11-08T10:59:24+00:00
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