ScottishPower Foundation 2021 Education, Training & Research Projects

Education, Training and Research Projects

Scottish Autism

Affinity Coaching and Counselling

‘Affinity’ will deliver an online coaching and counselling service for autistic individuals and families throughout Scotland supporting them with the long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental-health and wellbeing. Scottish Autism together with expert associates will help participants to develop coping strategies to support them in their daily lives, including supporting children at school and adults in the workplace.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced InequalitiesUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality EducationUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

Dynamic Earth Charitable Trust

ScottishPower Foundation Planetarium Community Pass

Now in its second year, the ‘Dynamic Earth Planetarium’ will develop a new programme of innovative science engagement for underserved groups. New elements include a ScottishPower Foundation Community Pass, offering free visits and supported learning for disadvantaged people; teacher CLPL training; and new learning materials to accompany flagship shows on climate change and marine biodiversity for all visitors.

Visit the Dynamic Earth Charitable Trust website

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Climate Action United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Sustainable Cities and Communities United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced Inequalities United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality Education

Drake Music Scotland

Everyone can play!

Everyone can play!’ will transform music education across Scotland and potentially globally. The programme will embed a fully inclusive system in the curriculum that gives children access to an easier way to play music. Active participation in music making has proven benefits to wellbeing and key learning outcomes such as improved communication skills.

Visit the Drake Music Scotland website

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced Inequalities United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality EducationUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland

Tools for Transition

‘Tools for Transition’ will provide support, advice and advocacy to children aged 0-18 with spina bifida/hydrocephalus facing the transition from nursery to primary and secondary school. A bespoke programme of support will be delivered, including school talks, continence support, and finance & benefits advice for parents, ensuring that children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus have the best possible start in life.

Visit the Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland website


United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced InequalitiesUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality EducationUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

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