About

Our Purpose

Generations Working Together is the nationally recognised centre of excellence supporting the development and integration of intergenerational work across Scotland.

In 2020 we launched our call for Scotland to become the first intergenerational nation, coinciding with the Scottish Government Election in 2021. The manifesto identifies three areas and fifteen specific calls for action that we believe the Scottish Government elected for 2021 – 2026, and all elected representatives should focus on to help ensure that relationships between generations are strengthened and Scotland becomes more connected and inclusive. 

Have a read at our Corporate Plan 2020-25 We believe that intergenerational work has a unique and significant contribution to make in our communities by connecting people across generations. Our expertise in this arena places GWT in a strong position to support the development of policy and practice.

In 2020 we launched our call for Scotland to become the first intergenerational nation, coinciding with the Scottish Government Election in 2021. The manifesto identifies three areas and fifteen specific calls for action that we believe the Scottish Government elected for 2021 – 2026, and all elected representatives should focus on to help ensure that relationships between generations are strengthened and Scotland becomes more connected and inclusive.

Intergenerational Week Campaign goes Global

In 2021 we took over the leadership of the week from St Monica's Trust. The week took place from the 8th - 14th of March and had over 200 supporters with over 120,000 views across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In 2022, we went Global involving eleven countries including Australia, America, Canada, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Scotland, Sweden & Wales and 2023 showed that the global movement is growing with 15 countries taking an active part in the week. The week now runs from 24th - 30th April each year. To learn more about the campaign and who is supporting the week please visit the dedicated our supporters page. To register click here.

GWT’s vision and ambitions as an organisation are:

  1. To enable Scotland to become an intergenerational nation.
  2. To influence national and local policy in favour of intergenerational practice.
  3. To promote, support and increase innovation in intergenerational practice in Scotland.
  4. To increase participation in intergenerational practice.
  5. To ensure sound governance.

Corporate Plan Review 2020-21

Corporate Plan 2020-25

Corporate Plan Summary

Constitution

A copy of our latest constitution updated in February 2022 can be downloaded here.

Trustee reports and end of year accounts

8th Annual Report April 2022 - March 2023

7th Annual Report April 2021 - March 2022

Find out more about GWT on the OSCR website.