News & impact stories

Check out the latest exciting updates from across the Social Enterprise Academy network!

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Gàidheil and Gaeilge Leading in Cultural Tourism success

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  • Author: SEA Team
  • Duration: 3 minutes
  • We recently delivered the ‘Gàidheil and Gaeilge Leading in Cultural Tourism’ across two residentials in Spring 2023 with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Údarás na Gaeltachta. The programme helped leaders in community-based organisations – in both Scotland & Ireland - to understand the rapidly changing nature of tourism and tourists.

    Funding available for young changemakers in Scotland!

    Published:
  • Author: SEA Team
  • Duration: 2 Minutes
  • Scotmid are offering young people who are starting or running a social enterprise in school to apply for £25, £50, £75 or £100 of funding to put towards their business!

    Social Enterprise Schools: what do teachers think?

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  • Author: SEA Impact Stories
  • Duration: 3 Minutes
  • Teachers from Grangemouth High School and The James Young High School tell us why they got involved in Social Enterprise Schools and what impact this has had on their pupils.

    Steps to Sustainability: Bon Accord Heritage

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  • Author: SEA Impact Stories
  • Duration: 3 Minutes
  • Join Wendy and Donna from the Steps to Sustainability team as they visited Jack Burnett-Stuart and Ross McKirdy from Bon Accord Baths in Aberdeen, Scotland.

    Learner Spotlight: Harris

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  • Author: SEA Impact Stories
  • Duration: 2 Minutes
  • Harris tells us about their reasoning for taking part in Social Enterprise Schools and the Falkirk Dragons' Den competition in Scotland.

    COP26 Climate Change Dragons’ Dens

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  • Author: SEA Impact Stories
  • Duration: 4 Minutes
  • A fantastic day as schools from across Scotland came together to share their climate-focused Social Enterprise ideas in celebration of COP26 in Glasgow.

    New Scots leaders graduate our leadership programme!

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  • Author: SEA Impact Stories
  • Duration: 2 Minutes
  • Following an 8 month New Scots leadership programme, which was delivered in partnership with the Social Enterprise Academy and Scottish Refugee Council, the Scottish Refugee Council hosted a graduation ceremony.

    New Partnership to Boost Opportunities for Refugees

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  • Author: SEA Scotland Team
  • Duration: 5 Minutes
  • The Social Enterprise Academy and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a series of six leadership and social entrepreneurship programmes to support up to 84 refugees across Scotland. These fully-funded programmes will help participants become leaders within their communities.