Case Studies & Success Stories
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!
The DYW Dundee & Angus team are always helping and encouraging businesses to engage with local young people, so that young people have a better understanding and awareness of the world of work; the careers and industries that exist, the qualifications and skills that are required and the potential pathways.
Monday 4th – Sunday 10th December was International Hour of Code week, supported by Code.org. DYW Dundee & Angus were proud to take part and provide some local context and support for Dundee & Angus in this international effort to highlight the value of and potential in learning to code.
The Apprentice Ambassador Programme is now well under way after a successful first visit to Webster’s High School in Kirriemuir last week. Apprentices representing various organisations including; D&A College, Michelin, Interplex, Angus Council, Dundee City Council and Robertson Construction visited Webster’s High School over two days and spoke to 7 classes of 3rd year pupils.
The first Angus Travel & Tourism Conference (Monday 23rd October) was a great success. Organised by Developing the Young Workforce Dundee & Angus, supported by Business Angus and held at Carnoustie Golf Hotel. Almost 100 pupils from five Angus secondary schools (Arbroath Academy, Arbroath High, Forfar Academy, Monifieth High and Websters) attended along with representatives from 19 local and national tourism businesses and organisations.
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