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 DYW to link up with colleagues and share their current development work, discuss challenges and questions and explore ideas.  You will hear from Scottish Government, SDS, the DYW Regional Groups and Education Scotland what is currently trending and planned for the immediate and longer term around DYW in education.   Register for the event here:   Eventbrite Drop In

To access this session directly without registering you have the following options:

  1. Through  SKYPE FOR BUSINESS: Simply copy and paste in the email address  1384010.skype@vscene.net  into SKYPE (‘Find’ box);
  2.  Use the web browser:  https://app.vscene.net/r/ojAGlcg8pW ;
  3. Download the Vscene App and simple enter the Vscene room number 1384010, your name and click ‘Guest Login’.                          Please note: we will be using Padlet to share information and documents during the session:  https://padlet.com/dywedscot2020/Bookmarks

2.  DYW – Online Focus session 1:   27 May (11.00 – 12.30)

This session will enable teachers and practitioners to explore key DYW themes collectively.  The workshops will introduce main aspects around selected themes and allow for professional dialogue and enquiry. This will be practical and interactive in nature and include exemplification.  Materials used on the day will be shared with registered practitioners in advance.

Please indicated in the application form  topics you would be most interested in discussion on the day:

  1. Introduction to the Career Education Standard 3-18
  2. Work placements and work-related learning
  3. Embedding skills across learning
  4. Developing effective DYW  School  Partnerships
  5. Data driven dialogue: A process guide to reviewing school/education data
  6. Curriculum design:  Providing diverse learning pathways
  7. Equalities and Inclusion in the context of DYW
  8. Other:  (please specify)

Register for the event here: Eventbrite FS1

3.  DYW – Online Focus session 2:   16 June (10.00 – 11.30) 

The programme of the event follows the structure outlined above.

Register for the event here:  Eventbrite FS 2


All registered participants for the above 3sessions will be sent access information closer to the date of the events.


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