New Carers Trust Scotland research shows the key challenges for Scotland’s student carer population.
£560million to the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire economies, 6,200 jobs supported
“Here’s a ‘Thrift’ spell for you (from The Lost Spells): about weathering tough times, surviving on margins & glimpsing hope in hard places. I wrote it pre-pandemic; strange to return to it now. To be read aloud. Art by @JackieMorrisArt”
“He is testament that our courses can be life changing. No matter what age you are or what your previous experience has been – all you need to do is give it a go and we’ll be with you every step of the way.”
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) 2020 postgraduate student of the year, 2020, is Ashleigh Slater.
The module will help college practitioners to better understand the challenges faced by many student carers and provides guidance on how to improve support for these students at college.
The lack of educational materials in Scotland’s schools about women in history is a chasm which needs to be addressed.
Supporting students to establish careers in the Creative Industries has been given a boost by a collaboration between XpoNorth and the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
“The psychological impact of the outbreak and the necessary public health control measures are likely to have had significant social, emotional and developmental effects on many children and young people and, consequently, achievement.”
Orkney Islands Council has been awarded £26,400 to invest in projects designed to boost the attainment of local care experienced children and young people.