Abercromby Primary- Skills Approach

The school supports Clackmannanshire’s aim of increasing the number of pupils reaching positive destinations. The aim of the ‘Skills Academy’ at Abercromby Primary is to develop skills for learning, life and work from Early to Second Level, across a broad range of curricular areas. The school believe that building confidence to achieve goals should begin as early as possible for all our pupils, alongside equipping them with the skills to

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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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Bramble Brae Primary School- Partnership Approach to DYW

Bramble Brae School worked with all stakeholders to redesign a bespoke curriculum for the school. Creativity and employability skills are being developed within the curriculum as they engage with local employers to create an enriching and inspiring learning environment: making connections across different areas of learning and using whole school themes to encourage involvement and deepen understanding. Through this, the school is developing materials and opportunities for learning in a

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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 Dialogue: Virtual engagement sessions

In order to support your development work and thinking around DYW  we would like to provide you with the opportunity for professional dialogue with colleagues over the coming months.  We have therefore  set up the following 3 virtual workshop sessions (interactive webinars) for you: 1,   DYW – Virtual Drop in session –  4 May (11.00 – 12.30) This session will allow teachers and practitioners involved in the delivery of

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DYW Learning Resources: Collated offer

This area hosts a  selection of essential tools and learning modules for professional development and planning, collated in one area for ease of access.  Suite of CES 3-18  Learning Resources: 7 Modules across key DYW Themes eg.  Labour Market Information, Equalities, Creativity etc. Career Education Standard 3-18: Career Education Standard – Exemplification Tool PDF file: Learning Resource 1 – Introduction to Career Education Standard (936 KB) PowerPoint file: Learning Resource

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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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DYW National Leads – Education and Regional Employer Groups

The following lists the main DYW National Education and Regional Employer Group leads: DYW Regional Employer Groups: Argyll & Bute Harvey Agnes Argyll & Bute Anderson Scott Ayrshire Baird Claire Borders Ward Sara Dumfries & Galloway Galloway Graeme Dundee & Angus Tasker Hilary Edinburgh & Lothian Fenwick Michelle Fife Hepburn Ryan Forth Valley Henderson Jen Glasgow Crawford Nicola Glasgow MacPherson Shona Inverness – Central Highland Maxtone Andy Inverness – Central

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