Jun 30 2007

Motorvate in Europe

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With Motorvate being partially funded by the European Union Phil Moodie visited the EU Congress on “Children and Young People in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods – New Cohesion Strategies” hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. 26 – 28 June 2007 in Leipzig, as one of two companies representing the UK to demonstrate where the funding has been allocated.

The Motorvate scheme was very well received by the EU receiving support and positive feedback from all areas, including the director of EU funding himself. This success has already led to interest in Europe and Motorvate will be leading any future expansion of the project in the EU.

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Apr 10 2006

Phil’s drive to develop motor skills

Category: News and Mediaadmin @ 9:30 am

Phil Moodie teaches young people about the fun and dangers of driving. And at the same time the man who likes to call himself Mr Motivator develops his students’ personal, communication and social skills, while also helping their numeracy and literacy abilities.

Phil Moodie of Motorvate.

Mr Moodie used to organise and run motor vehicle courses but wanted to work more with young people. Three years ago he launched Motorvate UK, a contender for the Coventry & Warwickshire Connexions and the Education Business Consortium-sponsored Evening Telegraph Investing in Young People award.

Motorvate, based in Upper Spon Street in the city centre, specialises in structured motor vehicle educational training courses. They can run anywhere in the country over a number of weeks, and pupils get a nationally-recognised certificate of education in motor vehicle and road user studies. Continue reading “Phil’s drive to develop motor skills”

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