Practical, job-focused alternative education provision for students looking for training outside the state school system.
Meaningful work and volunteer travel experiences in destination all over the world. Flexible programmes ranging from student gap years to school group travel worldwide.
Twin Group offers alternative qualifications to students who need a more engaging environment than the traditional school system or are unable to continue following the standard syllabus due to personal difficulties.
Twin focuses the attention of these students on practical, work-related courses which will provide them with qualifications that employers value by the end of their education.
As well as focusing on skills relating to a particular industry sector, participants in Twin’s student courses for will be educated in soft skills like communication and teamwork skills that will bridge the gap between academic education and work-readiness.
The courses are suitable for any school student aged 14-19 and for those below the minimum school-leaving age key skills in numeracy and literacy will continue to be provided by the students’ original education institution.
The different programmes available include:
WAVA stands for ‘Work & Volunteer Abroad’, it is an outbound travel company offering meaningful and exciting travel experiences in destinations all over the world. The company has a distinct and exciting brand identity but falls under the umbrella of services operated by Twin Group.
WAVA have sent hundreds of participants around the world by offering flexible programmes ranging from gap year options to shorter career or study break programmes lasting a few weeks. WAVA run three broad types of travelling experiences (made possible through solid partnerships with highly reputable local providers in various parts of the world):
Since the company was re-branded in 2010 we have stepped up our commitment to responsible travel and gap year programmes; making our Responsible Travel Policy the backbone of WAVA and promoting sustainable and respectful behaviour in all our operations. Everyone that works with and/or for WAVA is involved in the process of implementing change, and securing our goal to be a sustainable enterprise.
Twin Group is affiliated and associated with the following professional organisations: