It’s Your Future ran on the 21st and 22nd of November 2018 at the Carnoustie Golf Hotel. The event was available for S4-S6 pupils in all eight Angus schools and aimed to teach them about future career pathways, particularly through the Apprenticeship family.
We are supporting the First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) in adding to the debate for this month’s Spotlight topic this month – Women and Girls in STEM. We asked some colleagues working to support the engagement of young people in the STEM subjects the “Spotlight Wee Circle” questions.
Here’s what they have to say…
On Monday 27 August and Tuesday 28 August the very first Dundee Traditional Building Skills event took place at City Square. This event was co-ordinated by Historic Environment Scotland and Scottish Traditional Building Forum, with local support from the DYW Dundee & Angus team. Forster Roofing, Historic Environment Scotland and Dundee & Angus College provided hands-on opportunities for pupils on the day.
Grove Academy and NCR have recently completed a project where pupils have been able to gain invaluable experiences of practical engineering. Working in partnership together, 6th year pupils and NCR staff have taken part in the 2018 MATE international ROV competition .
This week we (DYW D&A) have run a social media campaign to promote partnership work between schools/colleges and employers. During the week we have promoted some of the amazing partnerships in Dundee and Angus, presented a company and school with a partnership certificate for their great work, and shown why partnerships are so beneficial.