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Gavin Morgan introducing the YSA

Highland Youth Social Action Groups Ignite Change with Inspiring Projects

After 18 weeks of hard work, the groups from Inverness, Alness, and Tain proudly unveiled their incredible Youth Social Action projects at Eden Court, Inverness. Families, teachers, and other guests gathered for an evening event filled with lived experience, creativity, community spirit, and meaningful impact. Self Care Soothe boxes Inverness High School, Millburn Academy and …

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Laying the Groundwork for a Bright Future

We are delighted to receive funding from #YoungStart for Growing2gether Community which gives them access to new skills and training. This will also enable young people a long-term development pathway, improving their mental and emotional well-being, creating better connections not just to each other, but also their community. Lorelei first joined our Growing2gether Nursery mentoring …

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The Park Ecovillage, Findhorn visit

Inspiring Ecovillage Adventures for Highland and Moray Schools: A Journey into Sustainability and Action!

Growing2gether recently hosted four school who came to visit the Park Ecovillage, Findhorn. Pupils came from our local schools Forres and Elgin Academy as well as from the Highlands, Alness Academy and Tain Royal Academy. During the tours, the young people explored the inspiring and innovative Park Ecovillage, discovering fascinating places like Cullerne Garden. Here, …

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

Watch and share: https://bit.ly/Stereotypesfilm2024 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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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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Bowling

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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