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Mark Beaumont and Rob Wainwright complete #Doddie500 cycle

Twenty years on from his rugby retirement, former Scotland captain Rob Wainwright completed a fresh Calcutta Cup challenge in aid of his teammate Doddie Weir’s MND charity. Rob and record-breaking [...]

Mark Beaumont and Rob Wainwright complete #Doddie500 cycle2019-03-19T12:26:50+00:00

Anniversary of Lady Helen Parking Centre

The Lady Helen Parking Centre at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) officially opened in February 2018 increasing the parking capacity at Foresterhill by almost 50%. One year on, the 1100-space free-to-use [...]

Anniversary of Lady Helen Parking Centre2019-02-26T11:40:34+00:00

RAiSE Highland STEM Conference for primary teachers

Teachers from across the Highlands attended a day of workshops, speeches and networking opportunities focussed on improving the teaching of science-related subjects in primary schools. More than 65 practitioners attended [...]

RAiSE Highland STEM Conference for primary teachers2019-03-11T09:09:19+00:00

Pupils are STEM Champs of Scotland’s classrooms

Primary pupils are becoming teachers in classrooms across Scotland to develop their skills for learning, life and work. More than 22 schools in Angus, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Highland are taking [...]

Pupils are STEM Champs of Scotland’s classrooms2019-02-12T13:55:58+00:00

GLP to host Global Education CLPL

A free CLPL event will take place for education practitioners to develop their global education and Learning for Sustainability (LfS) practices. Hosted by The Wood Foundation’s Global Learning Partnerships (GLP) [...]

GLP to host Global Education CLPL2019-02-12T13:51:20+00:00

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Gayle Duffus, National Education Officer for our RAiSE programme talks about lighting a spark for STEM subjects from a young age. [...]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science2019-02-11T11:59:16+00:00

Final call for GLP 2019 applications

A programme which offers a unique, immersive and life-changing personal and professional development opportunity will accept applications until the end of January to join its 2019 intake. Global Learning Partnerships [...]

Final call for GLP 2019 applications2019-01-08T09:45:55+00:00

TWF Trustee Garreth Wood judges Craigroyston YPI final

Craigroyston Community High School pupils secured £3000 for a charity that has given them ‘a sense of belonging’. Kirsty, Jessica, Rhiannon and Demi-Leigh made up one of five finalist teams [...]

TWF Trustee Garreth Wood judges Craigroyston YPI final2018-12-11T10:41:55+00:00

YPI and SYP survey reveals young people want to learn about social activism

More than 80% of young people believe activity focussed on philanthropy and social activism should be part of the core secondary curriculum. A nationwide survey by the Scottish Youth Parliament [...]

YPI and SYP survey reveals young people want to learn about social activism2018-11-12T14:03:34+00:00

Dumfries & Galloway pupils’ building blocks to success

More than 50 primary pupils from across Dumfries & Galloway completed the IET’s First Lego League Jr Expo. This is the first time the challenge has taken place in Scotland. [...]

Dumfries & Galloway pupils’ building blocks to success2018-11-05T11:22:28+00:00

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