Apex Scotland’s ASCEND project, based in Inverness, is a 3 year pilot funded by ESF. This project enables Apex staff to work with prisoners prior to their liberation and thereafter into the community to improve their employment prospects.
A group of third years from Lochgelly High School who follow the Flexible Curriculum group took part in a three day team building course.
Lochgelly High School and local drug and alcohol service The Zone came together last Wednesday and delivered a training day to pupils around the impact/consequences and effects that drugs and alcohol can have.
Pupils from the Apex Inclusion Unit in Dunfermline High School hosted an event at the Scottish Parliament last week after an invitation by Children in Scotland.
Two fourth year pupils who have been part of the Inclusion Unit at Lochgelly High School were awarded The Saltire Approach award for achieving ten hours of volunteering.
A group of young local people – run by Apex Scotland at Cooperage Way in Alloa – have been carrying out voluntary work at Bandweath Dog Shelter in Throsk near Stirling. They travel through on a weekly basis to help out at the Shelter and understand that voluntary work is a valuable tool to have on their CV when applying for jobs.
Apex Scotland’s industrial cleaning and waste removal social enterprise All Cleaned Up was able to use its hazardous waste removal expertise to deal with the safe disposal of some sodium cyanide canisters following an incident on the Isle of Lewis.
The successful Apex Inclusion Unit model was cited in the Scotland on Sunday as a positive and effective approach to tackling the problem of unruly school pupils in an article published on 4 November 2012.
Apex Stranraer Personal Development Mentor, Callum Gibson, has been recognised as a Community Jobs Scotland success story as Youth Employment minister Angela Constance MSP announced funding for 400 additional places on the Scottish Government’s job creation scheme.
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