Entries by lairgmin

A Dry Subject

According one of her students our business mentor, Anna Renouf, made a dry subject interesting, which is good to hear! Anna has been running workshops since November 2018, helping people in our community (and beyond) in all aspects of business development, from the basics of starting up a business, writing a business plan, developing marketing strategies to using social media.

Train the Trainer

Our Bookings Administrator is off the Keep Scotland Beautiful HQ where she will take part in a two-day training course, learning how to teach people about carbon literacy.

Beavering Away

Schools out, but not for us.

Highland children finished their term on July 4th and headed off for six weeks of summer fun! Meanwhile in The School House the team are beavering away at the August –  Winter 2019 prospectus, planning autumnal and Christmas classes. 

Meditation

“Learning meditation is wave like, it peaks and troughs but is ultimately powerful”.

An inspirational visit

What an inspiration! On Friday the team headed to Cantraybridge, near Inverness, to meet the successful team behind this specialist further education college for young adults with additional support needs. They offer both day student places as well as residential accommodation and provide a variety of courses and learning experiences across our rural campus.

Grow Your Own

There’s nothing more disheartening than seeing herbs in plastic wrapping on supermarket shelves when you can grow your own at home, and pick them when you need them.  No plastic, no food miles and fresh as a … chive.