22 June 2018
We are looking for a new Chair of the DYW D&A board. Craig Nicol, our current Chair, has led the group for nearly three years, taking it from bid stage to now, where the team are in place and up and running. Due to increasing work commitments Craig is leaving the Chair role, and we are looking for applications from individuals from the private sector with a passion for DYW to take the group forward into the next exciting phase of their development. The Chair will lead the DYW D&A board who govern the regional DYW D&A team and represent DYW D&A at national level, too. The Chair champions the DYW message and acts as an ambassador for the group. To apply or for more information, please e-mail CV and a cover note about why you want to Chair the DYW D&A Board to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd July 2018 and interviews will be held on 17th August 2018. We look forward to hearing from you!
21 June 2018
03 May 2018
10 January 2018
On the first day back in the office after the winter break, Melissa from the team caught up with Steven McLaughlan from Rockwell Offsite Learning Centre to find out more on their partnership with Piperdam Golf and Leisure Resort. Learning about the great work being done in this amazing partnership has been a great way to kick-start 2018!
21 December 2017
21 December 2017
On Tuesday 19 December, Angela and Melissa had the opportunity to go along to St John’s RC High School to see the new partnership between the school and Scottish Water in action. The ‘Water Supply Challenge’ was set to a group of girls in S1 and S2.
04 December 2017
On Thursday 30 November the DYW team attended Webster’s High business breakfast, which brought together teachers, including the DYW and STEM contacts within the school and businesses within Angus. The aim of the event was to build partnership working and awareness of the benefits of education and employers collaborating, as well as showcase some of the amazing work already done.
17 November 2017
The Developing the Young Workforce team in Dundee and Angus are encouraging local employers to sign up to a new, on-line platform to connect them with education. Marketplace with Founders4Schools will help you easily connect with education to boost youth employability and close the skills gap. Research proves that pupils with four encounters with employers are 86% less likely to end up not in employment, education or training, and will earn 18% more, so your input makes a big difference. There are two simple ways to sign up to Marketplace:
27 September 2017
On Monday this week, World Tourism Day, Melissa from the team had the great pleasure of meeting with Neil Christison from VisitScotland to discuss all things tourism. Also, keep a look out for the summer round up video from VisitScotland, to read the full interview please read on….