The Olive Project

About us


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About us

The Optimum Living Education (Olive) Project Ltd is a company limited by guarantee, managed by a Board of Directors and coordinated by the Olive Projects Operations Manager.

Anthony. A. Bryce, BA (Hons.), MA, Dip.SW, PGCE is the founding director and principal trainer of The Optimum Living Education (Olive) Project Ltd. Anthony has worked in primary and secondary schools, adult and community education and social work settings with children, young people, adults and families since 1989 and is a former children and families pupil support consultant, trainer and team leader within an educational psychology service.

An NVQ assessor and skills coach, Anthony also holds Qualifying, Post-Qualifying and Advanced Awards with the Health and Care Professions Council and is an Associate Member of the Chartered  Management Institute.


Dee Bryce, Olive Projects Operations Manager, is a Business Management graduate, a qualified Guidance Practitioner

and a member of the Institute of Employability Practitioners with over 20 years experience in the Welfare to Work sector.


Olive Projects are delivered through a network of trainers, life skills coaches, creative arts tutors, advice and guidance practitioners and well-being consultants.