£100,000 science boost for Renfrewshire schools
Renfrewshire schools are set for a £100,000 science boost after the local council concluded an agreement to take part in a science grant scheme.
The council has linked up with the Edina Trust, a charitable organisation that offers grants to promote the teaching of science and gardening.
In Renfrewshire’s case, that could mean up to £35,200 being available for each of the three years in which the grant scheme is available.
Councillor Stuart Clark, Depute Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Education Policy Board, said: “The Edina Trust is well known for its work in encouraging interest and achievement in science.
“Renfrewshire Council is delighted to be working with the Trust. Many of our schools already have innovative approaches on science or environmental projects. This substantial funding boost will enhance that work.”
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