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National opportunity for improving STEM education following successful pilot

More than 70% of primary practitioners are more confident teaching STEM subjects through their involvement with the Raising Aspirations in Science Education (RAiSE) programme. An external evaluation of the programme [...]

National opportunity for improving STEM education following successful pilot2019-05-28T09:54:51+00:00

1000 young people to celebrate philanthropic achievements

The biggest annual gathering of pupils from across Scotland is set to take place in Perth in June. More than 1000 young people involved in The Wood Foundation’s Youth and [...]

1000 young people to celebrate philanthropic achievements2019-05-27T10:05:10+00:00

The Wood Foundation’s ‘Empowering Progress’ Chairman’s Review

The Wood Foundation has issued its latest Chairman’s Review. Entitled ‘Empowering Progress’, it provides an update on the social and economic transformational change achieved by its suite of programmes and investments, as well [...]

The Wood Foundation’s ‘Empowering Progress’ Chairman’s Review2019-05-23T11:01:04+00:00

President Magufuli inaugurates Unilever Kabambe Tea Factory

Over 3,000 farmers to benefit from the smallholder outgrower program that will trigger further investment and deepen economic growth. His Excellency President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli today commissioned Unilever Kabambe [...]

President Magufuli inaugurates Unilever Kabambe Tea Factory2019-04-17T10:34:57+00:00

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

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