The Scottish Government’s Permanent Secretary, Sir Peter Housden joined staff and service users of Apex Scotland at the Clackmannanshire Council Greenfield Café in Alloa on the 3rd May 2012 and saw first hand how this successful partnership was making a significant difference to the lives of the Apex clients and the service users from the Council’s Adult Day Services who worked there.
Representatives from the Scottish Government joined the senior management teams of Apex Scotland and Dunfermline High to launch a very positive evaluation of the Dunfermline High School Inclusion Unit on 26 April 2012.
Staff in Apex Stranraer were delighted when their young Lifeskills trainees successfully completed a programme designed to improve their car maintenance skills.
Apex Dumfries U Turn Group Volunteers have recently completed an outside children’s classroom in the grounds of Allanton House World Peace Sanctuary to protect the young forest craft students from the elements.
College Development Network (formerly Scotland’s Colleges) has teamed up with Apex Scotland to provide money management training for their front line staff.
Apex Scotland’s industrial cleaning and waste removal social enterprise All cleaned up started trading on 17 April from its premises in Leith, Edinburgh.
SHAX, a furniture recycling and redistribution charity, has been established to ensure that no families in Nithsdale, Stewartry, Annandale and Eskdale have to move into a new tenancy without the basic household items required to create a home.
An Evaluation of Apex Scotland’s award winning Inclusion Unit, delivered in partnership with Dunfermline High School, is going to be launched on 26 April 2012 at Carnegie College Conference Centre in Dunfermline.
Apex Scotland’s Inclusion Unit based in Dunfermline High School recently hosted a visit by high-ranking education and justice representatives to celebrate the publication of a very positive report from education inspectors.
Completed as part of the Skills component of their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award, the young men undertook research into the cost and practical aspects of securing a license, applied to the Holywood Trust for funding and used this money to apply for their provisional licenses and to pay for their written and practical tests.