Events and Competitions

Upcoming Events

Wellbeing Hub Design Competition

Posted on 19 October 2023
Enter our latest competition! We’re delighted to be working with Clackmannanshire Council to launch a competition to design an outdoor space for the new Wellbeing Hub and Lochies School complex. It’s a fantastic opportunity to contribute your ideas for this major new centre that will offer accessible sport, health, learning and leisure facilities to people…

A Tartan for Clackmannanshire

Posted on 20 September 2022
We’re delighted to be working with the Provost of Clackmannanshire, Councillor Donald Balsillie, to launch a competition for learners in S1-S6 to design the county’s first official tartan All the information you need to take part is on our FIDA online platform.  Taking part is simple and free of charge, and is open to learners…

Web app design competition – Best Beginnings

Posted on 12 August 2021
FIDA has partnered with Best Beginnings, a UK charity that works to reduce health inequalities in babies and young children, to launch a web app design competition for young people.  This is a real-world challenge to design an app that will be used by health professionals in the NHS. The purpose of the app is…

Recent Events

See Me / Scottish Ballet Workshop

Posted on 7 March 2022
FIDA has teamed up with Scottish Ballet to offer a one-day workshop called See Me, to primary school pupils aged 10-12 across Central Scotland. The workshop will take place in the dance studio at Alva Academy on Wednesday 6th April, and will explore the global issue of gender equality through movement and dance.  The morning…

Teacher Events – January

Posted on 21 January 2022
As we continue to develop FIDA in 2022, we want to hear from and work with teachers across the country, to help shape future projects and ensure they reach young people from all areas and backgrounds.  We are also looking to develop new initiatives for primary-age learners. If you would like to get involved, we…

Sustainable Fashion Week UK

Posted on 12 September 2021
FIDA is delighted to announce Fashion Forward – a free online public event to be held on Thursday 23rd September 2021 at 3.30pm, featuring a panel of sustainable fashion pioneers who will speak about their work and then open the floor to questions.  The impressive panel includes Amelia Twine, founder of Sustainable Fashion Week UK;…

MIT Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge

Posted on 12 August 2021
FIDA is proud to have partnered with MIT Solve as part of their Amplify network.  Solve is an initiative of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that seeks to solve global challenges of sustainability through engaging young people in social impact innovation projects.  They have recently launched the Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge, inviting teams of young…

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