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Businesswoman reading with schoolgirl, part of Business in the Community initiative
New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, examines evidence on the effectiveness of mentoring and tutoring for children and young people living in poverty and provides an overview of the current policy and practice landscape in Scotland.
TRT Staff October 2021

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New report: Reducing the Poverty Related Attainment Gap - Evidence Review of Mentoring and Tutoring

New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, examines evidence on the effectiveness of mentoring and tutoring for children and young people living in poverty and provides an overview of the current policy and practice landscape in Scotland.
TRT Staff October 2021

Voices: Govan HELP

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations that are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Govan HELP, a charity that exists to build the resilience, confidence, and self-worth of children and their families through the provision of a range of early intervention services.
Viv Sawers October 2021

Signals in the noise: getting to grips with poverty

A year from the start of the Trust’s strategy, and to mark Challenge Poverty Week, our Chief Executive, Jim McCormick, looks at the poverty pressures bearing down on low-income households in Scotland and where action is needed if we are to apply the lessons of the pandemic.
Jim McCormick October 2021

Over £1.3M awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 34 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £1.3 million.
TRT Staff October 2021

Voices: Moving on Inverclyde

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations that are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Moving on Inverclyde, a Greenock based charity, established to support adults (18+) experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use and their families.
Bruce Thomson October 2021

Voices: Geeza Break

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations that are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Geeza Break, a charity that provides family support and flexible respite services to parents with children aged 0-16 years, predominantly within the East/North East in Glasgow.
Doreen Paterson October 2021