DYW D&A Recognition Event 2019

Developing the Young Workforce Dundee & Angus (DYW D&A) held our 2nd Annual Recognition Event on 20 June 2019 to showcase and celebrate some of the best practice DYW activity taking place across Dundee and Angus.

There were over 100 fantastic nominations and the short listed nominees and winners for each category can be found below –

Award for Curriculum Input – School/College

This award was for employer input into the school/college curriculum and covered a multitude of engagement both on or off school premises.

The short listed nominees were –

Arbroath Academy/Dawnfresh
Arbroath Academy/MVV
Webster’s High/DD8 Music
St Pauls RC Academy/Struan Toyota

 

The Winner in this category is St Pauls RC Academy and Struan Toyota.

 

Award for Project-Based Learning in School/College

This award was for an employer supported project based learning activity in a school/college.

The short listed nominees were –

Arbroath High/ Veolia
Grove Academy/Dundee Football Club
Arbroath Academy/Journeycall
Grange Primary/ Nicoll Russell Studios

 

The Winner in this category is Grange Primary and Nicoll Russell Studios.

 

Award for School-Employer Partnership – Dundee

The short listed nominees were –

St Pauls RC Academy/ UoD School of Nursing
Rockwell Learning Centre/Piperdam

 

The Winner in this category is Rockwell Learning Centre and Piperdam.

 

Award for School-Employer Partnership – Angus

The short listed nominees were –

Brechin High/Angus Glens Moorland Group
Websters High/J&D Wilkie
Arbroath Academy/Balhousie Care Group

 

The Winner in this category is Arbroath Academy and Balhousie Care Group – Monkbarns Care Home.

 

Award for College-Employer Partnership

The short listed nominees were –

Active Schools
Ninja Kiwi
Shared Apprenticeship Scheme
Robertson Construction Tayside

 

The Winner in this category is Robertson Construction Tayside.

 

Award for Providing Meaningful Work Experience Placement

This award recognises the contribution of a well-designed work experience placement to a young person’s development in Dundee or Angus.

The short listed nominees were –

GSK
Dundee & Angus Wood Recycling
Angus Works
Robertson Construction Tayside
James Pirie & Son Butcher

 

The Winner in this category is James Pirie & Son Butcher.

 

DYW Champion Award Dundee – Education   

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

The short listed nominees were –

Laura Louch – D&A College
Anna McFarlane – St Pauls RC Academy
Dave Soutar – Braeview Academy

 

The Winner in this category is Dave Soutar from Braeview Academy.

 

DYW Champion Award Dundee – Employer

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

The short listed nominees were –

Robertson Construction Tayside
Judith Golden – NHS Tayside
Alexander Decorators

 

The Winner in this category is John Alexander –  Alexander Decorators.

 

DYW Champion Award Angus – Education

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

The short listed nominees were –

Polly Day – Montrose Academy
Lisa Tosh – Webster’s High
Carnoustie High School
Gillian Ferguson & Karen Lees – Webster’s High School

 

The Winner in this category is Gillian Ferguson & Karen Lees – Webster’s High School.

 

DYW Champion Award Angus – Employer

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

The short listed nominees were –

Calum Deuchar – Scottish Ambulance Service
Balhousie Care Home
Roger McGill – J&D Wilkie

 

The Winner in this category is Roger McGill – J&D Wilkie.

Congratulations to all our winners and well done to all who were nominated.

If anyone is interested in finding out how you can win these awards next year by getting involved in DYW, please get in touch with us – contact@dywda.co.uk.