Achievements during 2012 – 2013

Here is G2G Communities CIC Achievements during the 2012 – 2013 period

  • Employed five members of full/part-time staff.Achievements
  • Become a LEGO Education Innovation Studio.
  • Opened the North Wales Innovation Centre.
  • Become a STEM Ambassador for North Wales.
  • Become a registered UK-On Line Centre.
  • Become a registered AGORED Cymru centre.
  • Voted as Board Members of the Welsh Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) and Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council (DVSC)
  • Given away over £45,000 worth of support and training to the community in Denbighshire and Conwy.Achievements
  • Contributed over 3500 volunteer hours to the local community (equivalent to £35,000).
  • Moving to a new Denbighshire CC development at the Bee and Station in June 2013.
  • Developed and provided ‘digital storytelling’ using I pads to schools in Wrexham and Conwy.
  • Digital photography to people with autism in Flintshire.
  • Started a new pop-up-people programme to get people back into the workplace.
  • Received the Winston Churchill Silver Medallion for research into ‘Technology in Prisons’ (see ).
  • Overall winner of the BT Communities Plus award (see this article ).
  • Winner of the 2012 South West Rhyl Communities First ‘Training Project of the year’
  • Winner of the 2012 South West Rhyl Communities First ‘Health Project of the year’
  • Worked with over 650 learners to help them achieve qualifications, personal aims and objectives, improve confidence/competence and return to employment or volunteering.
  • Worked in partnership with the Oaktree Childcare Centre to train their ILMs.Achievements
  • ‘Have a Wild Weekend for Wales’ – awarded funding to work with children at the Oaktree Childcare Centre after school club.
  • Completed four very successful Gateway projects managed by the WCVA.
  • Completed one successful Lottery funded project.
  • Completed one Communities 2.0 project.
  • Worked in partnership with over thirty-five organisations in Denbighshire, Conwy, Flintshire and Wrexham.
  • Run four ‘Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Learning’ (PTLLS) programmes. G2G Communities CIC is committed to quality staff development and all full/part time staff and volunteers had the opportunity to achieve PTLLS.
  • Have over 15 volunteers on our books, many of whom are unemployed and enjoy providing one-to-one support to our learners.Achievements
  • Developed and provided ICT/Photography training to people with autism in Flintshire and extended provision into Conwy, Flintshire and Wrexham.
  • Become a member of the DVSC ‘DCC Third sector liaison group’
  • Played an active role in the development of the new ‘Denbighshire Cluster Area’.

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