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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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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Marine Engineering Workshop

The Marine Engineering STEM Workshop was chosen to receive the Maritime UK STEM Award for 2019. The award recognizes the quality, hard work and dedication of the team in delivering workshops and promoting DYW and STEM as a route into engineering for pupils in schools throughout Scotland. Since starting the program 4 years ago, they have delivered the workshop to more than 26,000 pupils nationwide. They have developed a new

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Castlemilk High School-Skills Framework

Developing young people’s skills is a priority in Castlemilk High School. The leadership team comprising of a senior staff member, a Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) lead, youth worker, careers advisor and MCR pathways coordinator have adopted a streamlined and transparent approach to developing young people’s skills for life, learning and work. To support this, a ‘Skills Framework’ – known as ‘the Two ships and the 3’C’s’ has been implemented

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Parkhill Enterprise Academy

The Enterprise Academy at Parkhill Secondary School was formally opened to pupils in August 2017. It is a vibrant initiative that supports young people with Additional Support Needs into positive and sustained destinations. DYW Case Study This is part of Parkhill Secondary School but is also available to pupils across Glasgow schools. Courses focus on vocational areas where there are opportunities for young people with Additional Support Needs to gain

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DYW – Quick Start Guide

The following information outlines the core essentials around DYW, in order to provide a quick overview and introduction to support  planning and implementation.  It includes the following sections: A.  What is DYW? – Introduction B.  What are the key priorities? – DYW essential C.  Key Resources A.  What is Developing the Young Workforce? Developing the Young Workforce is a seven year programme to reduce youth unemployment by 40% by 2021. The national

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DYW – Professional Engagement: Support Offer

In these unprecedented times Education Scotland would like to ensure you continue to receive the professional support you may require around DYW in order to stay ahead of developments. As current circumstances are unfolding we cannot be certain what the impact will be on the employability prospects of young people from here on in.  However what is already becoming clear is the seismic impact of this current pandemic on the

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