DYW Live Phase 2 Launch

WELCOME TO DYW LIVE! This exciting partnership between employers and organisations from around Scotland is delivered by e-Sgoil and Education Scotland. DYW Live provides live sessions via MS Teams in Glow that support learners’ development of employability skills, career pathways and industry connections. We are delighted to offer all teachers and practitioners across Scotland practical support in the delivery of DYW. We believe that DYW is integral to the curriculum

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Blairgowrie High School Virtual Work Placement

One week Virtual Work Experience in Visual Effects and Animation Blairgowrie High School has teamed up with legendary visual effects (VFX) company Industrial Light and Magic founded by George Lucas to create the special effects for Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter etc. to provide their S3 learners with a unique week long virtual work experience. In an action-packed five-day programme, some of ILM’s London-based animators and artists will lead

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Portlethen Academy: Raising the profile of skills in learning and teaching.

Every classroom has a poster for Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Pupil-friendly definitions of these skills were produced by a working group of staff. Teachers are asked to make reference to these skills in their learning intentions and success criteria and in the content of the lesson itself. The impact of DYW is discussed in the videos: All S1 pupils are recording the development of

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Young Scotland ‘s Got Talent – webinar: Contributions of young people with learning disabilities to the Covid19 crisis

About this Event We are currently living in unusual and confusing times during the Covid-19 outbreak. We are immensely proud of everyone who has continued working on the frontline throughout lockdown and we wanted to create a unique Young Scotland’s Got Talent (YSGT) to honour them. Values into Action Scotland (VIAS) and the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) invite you to a special online Young Scotland’s Got Talent event

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DYW Summer Leavers’ Programme 2020

An online portal E-DYW has been created, it is a One-Stop-Shop for young people, educators, employers, parents/carers that can be accessed at https://www.dyw.scot/. It will include multiple resources from private & public sector bodies to provide support to young people leaving school this year. A series of sessions have also been created to support both young people, parents and carers delivered through our Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Events and DYW Skills

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Social Enterprise Academy: Online learning offer

The Social Enterprise Academy, a social change organisation that helps people to use their personal strengths to build sustainable enterprises and achieve greater social impact,  has responded to the latest challenges education faces in the current crises and is offering a number of online learning opportunities.   Community Champions Challenge Our exciting new home learning activities give Scotland’s young people the opportunity to contribute to their community whilst developing their own skills

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DYW School Partnerships at Breadalbane Academy

Breadalbane Academy aims to create an inclusive environment in which all young people find a pathway to success. We offer a range of learning opportunities – both within and beyond the classroom – designed to develop well-rounded individuals ready for life and work.   Partnerships are at the heart of our approach. Collaboration with partners is a key principle in curriculum design and we work with local and national employers

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Currie Community High: A shared vision for all learners

Currie Community High is a very forward-thinking school, which underpins all developments with the principles of good curriculum design, effective learning and teaching, and partnerships (HGIOS 4). These partnerships and networks, including social media, have allowed them to drive forward the progression for their students into a positive destination – with 99.2% of school leavers at Currie Community High School going into either FE, HE or employment. The vision has grown from the establishment

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Portlethen Academy: Raising the profile of skills in learning and teaching.

Every classroom has a poster for Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Pupil-friendly definitions of these skills were produced by a working group of staff. Teachers are asked to make reference to these skills in their learning intentions and success criteria and in the content of the lesson itself. The impact of DYW is discussed in the videos: All S1 pupils are recording the development of

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Lochend Community High School: Developing the Young Workforce

At Lochend Community High school they strive to open up opportunities for all of young people regardless of ability or background. They have a strong focus on Developing the Young Workforce across the whole school and through their links with colleges, universities, employers, local business and other organisations. They want to embed work related learning opportunities across the whole school. They continue to expand and develop skills through a range

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