St Luke’s pupils have designs on successful careers

Pupils at a Barrhead school have been getting results by ditching traditional maths-based learning in favour of more hands-on classroom work. A pilot group of S2 pupils at St Luke’s High achieved impressive scores in a new Design, Engineer and Construct (DEC) course – the first ones to do so in East Renfrewshire. The DEC is a new qualification that offers teachers and learners the opportunity to develop a range

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DYW 5th Annual Progress Report available now

Scottish Governments’ Programme Board for DYW has published its 5th Annual progress Report.  The report covers the academic year 2019 – 19 and highlights early progress made in the first part of academic year 2019/20. Please access the report here:  https://www.gov.scot/publications/developing-young-workforce-fifth-annual-progress-report-2018-19/  

Developing the Young Workforce – Early Learning & Childcare and Primary Focus

In order to support the implementation of DYW at early learning & childcare and primary school level Education Scotland DYW team are bringing  together teachers, practitioners and DYW leads with experience and interest in this area to participate in workshops. There are three workshops planned in early 2020. The aims of the workshops are to: • share current practice and experiences; • scope requirements to enhance DYW implementation in this

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Scotland’s Developing the Young Workforce Programme has been awarded the Future Policy Silver Award 2019

Scotland’s Developing the Young Workforce Programme has been awarded the Future Policy Silver Award 2019 by the World Future Council during the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade, 16 October. The Future Policy Award is the only global award that recognises policies for the benefit of present and future generations. The DYW programme has been selected among 67 nominated policies from 36 countries. Also known as “Oscar for

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Scottish Learning Festival 2019 DYW Workshops

The conference, organised by Education Scotland, boasts over 100 seminars and a fantastic line up of keynote speakers and opportunities for professional networking. With a combination of top quality keynote speakers, interactive seminars and the ever popular exhibition, SLF is the ideal place to share thinking and discuss education. Dates 25-26 September 2019 Information about this year’s DYW themed workshops can be found in the DYW-Flyer-SLF1 and in the summary below: A whole school approach

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TEDx Glasgow 2019: Ideas worth doing

Here is your opportunity to host a TEDxGlasgow livestream! The livestream will take place on the 14th of June between 9:15am and 3pm and will be hosted on YouTube. We have developed this toolkit as a handy guide with all the information you need to help with your livestream event including information on the tech specs required to host a livestream event; the rules around hosting; your role; the programme

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Scottish Traditional Building Forum Workshops

Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Edinburgh took part in traditional building skills event held at  various locations. The hands-on practical workshops provided 13 to 15 year olds with the chance to discover more about traditional skills apprenticeships, and allowed them to have a go for themselves. They tried their hand at stonemasonry roof slating, joinery and painting and decorating, expertly assisted by current Modern Apprentices in these trades.

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Young STEM Leaders

An exciting new award which aims to spark greater interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) among young people is being launched in Scotland and your organisation / youth group could be part of the Young STEM Leaders Award pilot! A key strand of the Scottish Government’s Strategy for STEM Education and Training (2017), children and young people will be given the chance to inspire, lead and mentor their peers through

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National Digital Learning Week 2019

National Digital Learning Week is back! This year the event will take place Monday 13 until Friday 17 May. For this year’s even all Early Learning and Childcare Centres and Schools across Scotland are invited to take part in 5 Curriculum focused challenges in: STEM, Social Studies, Expressive Arts, Numeracy and Literacy. Here’ a 2 minute video that tells you everything you need to know about the event. Visit the Glow

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