As part of their Community Benefits programme MVV Environment Baldovie Ltd recently choose three local schools, Braeview Academy, Harris Academy and Monifieth High School as the winners of their 2019 Challenge Fund. This fund provides up to £5,000 to schools in the Dundee and Angus area for projects in the areas of engineering, construction and waste reduction.
Come join us at Scotland’s Biggest Parent Evening at Centre for Enterprise, Dundee and Angus College, Arbroath Campus, Arbroath.
Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening is part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2019 – an annual campaign highlighting the value apprenticeships and work-based learning brings to individuals, employers and the economy.
Picture this, you’re a senior in high school, all around you are
people making plans. Your friends all know
what careers they’re interested in and are doing all they can to make their
plans happen. You, on the other hand, don’t know what you want to do and, even
if you’ve got an idea, you have no clue on how to get there! Does this scenario
sound familiar? Well, read on…
The latest news article shared by SCN on 5 December 2018 reads;
Training and skills campaign group The 5% Club hosted a conference in Rosyth today to raise awareness of the value of embedding ‘earn and learn’ training opportunities into an organisation.
The 5% Club was set up five years ago by Leo Quinn, group chief executive of Balfour Beatty,
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.