Three authorities join RAiSE network

Three Scottish local authorities have committed to a programme which will support improved STEM learning experiences for primary pupils. Teachers will be supported by Primary Science Development Officers (PSDOs) who [...]

Three authorities join RAiSE network2021-10-11T10:21:33+00:00

Excelerate launches oracy training initiative

Through The Wood Foundation’s Excelerate investment, a network of Oracy Leads in partner schools will receive immersive professional learning to develop and implement whole-school oracy plans and cascade learning. Up [...]

Excelerate launches oracy training initiative2021-09-27T09:50:12+00:00

A year of RAiSE

A report detailing the impact of Raising Aspirations in Science Education (RAiSE) in the 2020/21 academic year has been released. It highlights the positive impact that the programme and its [...]

A year of RAiSE2021-09-07T09:11:15+00:00

Annual insight – East Africa tea farming investment

The Wood Foundation Africa has released a 2020/21 annual overview regarding two of its tea greenfield development programmes taking place within Nyaruguru and Karongi districts in Rwanda. Covering the period [...]

Annual insight – East Africa tea farming investment2021-09-07T09:07:47+00:00

YPI students secure £660,000 for local charities

Secondary school students from throughout Scotland have been responsible for a vital funding boost of £660,000 to local charities through their involvement in the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). More [...]

YPI students secure £660,000 for local charities2021-08-25T10:03:40+00:00

Georgea Hughes promoted to Programmes Director

The Wood Foundation has promoted Georgea Hughes to the position of Programmes Director. Georgea has worked with The Wood Foundation for 13 years, joining shortly after its inception, and has [...]

Georgea Hughes promoted to Programmes Director2021-07-21T07:35:36+00:00

Thank you to our education partners

As the academic year draws to a close, we have a chance to recognise the incredible impact educators have on the lives of our young people and communities. Our UK [...]

Thank you to our education partners2021-06-25T12:55:56+00:00

UK Director discusses youth philanthropy with charity fundraisers

Ali MacLachlan was invited to present at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Scotland’s grassroots community fundraising conference to more than 80 delegates, profiling our YPI programme and the opportunities arising from youth advocacy [...]

UK Director discusses youth philanthropy with charity fundraisers2021-06-14T14:08:38+00:00

Expanding the Excelerate network

The Wood Foundation’s Excelerate network is set to welcome seven additional North-east schools in the 2021/22 academic year. They will join the first cohort of schools – Banff, Alford, Portlethen, [...]

Expanding the Excelerate network2021-06-09T12:54:37+00:00
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