Mairi is a passionate advocate of the benefits of playing, running, splashing, climbing and discovering in the outdoors.
She brings a wealth of experience in early years, childcare, workforce development and quality improvement. Most recently she was the interim Chief Executive at outdoor learning social enterprise Stramash and prior to that spent eleven years with Fife Council as Early Years Partnership Manager.
Mairi leads on outdoor nurseries and Early Years expansion for the Thrive Outdoors team.
Island communities will benefit from a Â£2 million programme of locally-led green projects designed to help support their economic recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Islands Green Recovery Programme, announced in the Programme for Government and now open for applications, is split into four strands and managed by four partners, delivering investment inRead More
An Inspiring Scotland-backed project has been named a winner of a prestigious national award recognising and celebrating the role of teamwork in higher education. Get On Board, a Edinburgh Napier University initiative designed to help students get on to the boards of third sector organisations was one of 15 projects from across the UKRead More
Funding for 31 third sector projects in social care has been extended to March 2022 with the announcement of an additional Â£2.9 million in Scottish Government backing. Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s â€˜Support in the Right Directionâ€™ programme was initially funded until March 2021 with the organisations receiving funding providing information, advice and advocacy for people accessingRead More