Cutting edge deep time audio book launches crowdfunding appeal

A groundbreaking walking audio book project that brings to life the Earth’s 4.6 billion year story has launched a Heritage Lottery Fund-backed £20,000 crowdfunding appeal – to increase its impact in raising environmental awareness, help train future ecologists and encourage people to look after the planet.

Deep Time Walk is the world’s first interactive mobile app of its kind. It allows people to take a 4.6 » Continue reading news item ... “Cutting edge deep time audio book launches crowdfunding appeal”

Lottery grant for Clore Social Leadership to be a sector leadership facilitator

Clore Social Leadership has been awarded £498,744 of National Lottery funding through the Big Lottery Fund to be a facilitator for leadership in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in England. Engagement is at the core of this initiative where the benefits of leadership development will be highlighted to address the sector’s leadership needs.

The funding will be distributed over three years with a focus on four key work streams: engagement, insight, guidance and innovation. » Continue reading news item ... “Lottery grant for Clore Social Leadership to be a sector leadership facilitator”

Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability

New research from the Lloyds Scholars Programme reveals the outstanding impact that volunteering is having on young people including developing skills, becoming more employable and feeling good about their social impact.

Lloyds Scholars is Lloyds Banking Group’s award-winning social mobility programme that is having a positive impact on employability for over 600 students from lower income households. Lloyds Scholars offers talented undergraduates at its nine partner universities financial support, paid internships, professional mentoring and a wealth of opportunities to develop their employability skills. » Continue reading news item ... “Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability”