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Self-directed Support Innovation Fund Progress Report: Year 2 2016/17

Innovation Fund Progress Report April 2017 The Self-directed Support Innovation Fund (2015-2018) aims to support innovation and piloting of different service models as well as help develop the capacity of practitioners and providers to implement Self-directed Support. In Years 1 and 2 of the Fund (April 2015 – March 2017) 21 projects spent a total of £2.35 million developing and undertaking projects, of which £1.2 million was in the year to 31st March 2017.
This report provides an overview of the activities and impact of Innovation Fund projects during Year 2 of the programme. The nature of the Innovation Fund means there is a range of disparate activities being undertaken. For the purposes of this report we have grouped work into themed activity and use some examples of project work to highlight progress in 2016 -17.

21.01.2021

FAQ’s -Outdoor Winter Clothing Fund

       

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19.01.2021

A Practitioner’s Guide: The joy of wintertime outdoor play

  Time to embrace winter weather! This week’s guest blog is from Dr Claire Warden from Mindstretchers Academy. In this blog Dr Claire shares how she believes embracing winter can bring about many new opportunities for outdoor play and learning as well as some top tips on keeping warm and dry. An interesting and informative

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12.01.2021

A Practitioner’s Guide: Home-Schooling Ideas for Outdoor Learning

  Taking home-schooling outdoors! Top Tips for Incorporating Outdoor learning into your home-schooling schedule! Once again we all find ourselves in the midst of another lockdown with the prospect of becoming ‘teacher’ as well as parent again seeming rather daunting to many of us. But fear not the Thrive Outdoors team are on hand with

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