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Deborah Grant

Deborah Grant

Deborah brings a unique skillset from the charitable and Social Enterprise sectors alongside Early Learning and Childcare (ELC). She has more than 25 years’ experience leading and supporting organisations and individuals to reach their potential, both in Scotland and in Canada.

She believes that outdoor pedagogy is key to health and wellbeing as children develop their critical thinking, a sense of responsibility and an understanding of the world we live in. Tackling inequality has been her career long goal by creating opportunities that enable children, young people, and grown-ups to thrive.

Deborah is qualified in ELC, has a BA in Business and Enterprise and an MSc in Entrepreneurial Leadership. She is Trustee for both the RDA and Take-a-Bow Musial Theatre. At home she spends time with her family, horses and dogs.

Marking 16 days of activism
25.11.2021

Marking 16 days of activism

Today marks the beginning of  16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.  16 days is an annual international campaign which starts on the 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. Inspiring Scotland are Programme manager of Delivering Equally Safe, the Scottish Government’s

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Highlights from our work in 2020/21
23.11.2021

Highlights from our work in 2020/21

At our core, Inspiring Scotland is all about providing support to organisations to enable social impact, and this past year was no exception. In a year of such challenge, we had to adapt to continue providing robust support to over 450 organisations across Scotland – responding to new challenges within our portfolios and sharing learnings

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Thrive Outdoors Blog Series: Nurseries experience so far
19.11.2021

Thrive Outdoors Blog Series: Nurseries experience so far

This month for the third installment of our Botanics Blog we caught up with Edzell Nursery and Outdoor Nursery Edinburgh (ONE), the two nurseries involved in the project, to see how the experience has been so far. Edzell Nursery is based within a church hall at Goldenacre very close to the Botanic Gardens. Being based

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