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Youth Social Action Groups’ film ‘Stereotypes of Young People’

Watch and share: After 18 months of hard work and growth, students from Inverness Royal Academy, Tain Royal Academy, and Millburn Academy are thrilled to unveil their film ‘Stereotypes of Young People’!   The excitement peaked in February at the exclusive premiere event at Eden Court, marking a resounding success for our Youth Social Action …

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Peer review of Growing2gether

In December 2024 we published a report on ‘Exploring the Efficacy of Growing2gether on Mental Health, Education and Behavioural Outcome (2017-2023) ‘ and we asked Highland Councils Educational Psychology team if they would peer review the report. The peer review includes comments from the team and we are grateful to Bernadatte Cairns, and her team …

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Photo of Diana Whitmore and Gavin Morgan

We are delighted to announce our new Co-CEOs

Growing2gether is pleased to announce that Diana Whitmore, the charity’s founder/CEO, and Gavin Morgan, our Operations Director, are joining forces to become Co-Chief Executive of Growing2gether.  Diana and Gavin have worked closely together for nearly a year, strengthening the charity and increasing reach to more young people facing disadvantage through our innovative Growing2gether nursery mentoring …

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Scottish Government, Maggie Fallon and team

Meeting with the Scottish Government

On Tuesday 7th November, 2023,  we had the opportunity to meet with Maggie Fallon (Head of Children, Young People and Families Unit on Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing) and her team at The Scottish Government. Diana Whitmore, CEO, and Gavin Morgan, Operations Director, provided Maggie and her team with an update on the Growing2gether programme …

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Growing2gether faciliators outside of Elgin Academy

Our first programmes in Moray and beyond

Growing2gether Lead Facilitator Marit Beije (right) and trainee facilitator and youth worker at Elgin Academy, Derri Chamberlin (left).   Our Moray based charity starts partnerships with Elgin and Forres Academies. Since 2017, the Growing2gether Nursery Mentoring  Programme has reached over 1,700 children and young people in 13 Highland schools. This year, for the first time, …

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Growing2gether Community News!

October has been a busy month for our Growing2gether Community projects! Bowling Meet up for Youth Social Action Groups The Youth Social Action groups from Tain, Inverness and Alness met together in Inverness to have a fun session of bowling then down to some hard work on their various projects.            …

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