The ILF Scotland Transition Fund provides money, for up to one year, to support young people aged 16-25 living with disabilities or impairments to improve their lives and help them to take part in their communities. The purpose of the Fund is to help these young people during transition to be more independent while continuing to spend time with other people.
Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) 21 regional groups are coming together to launch an awareness campaign across Scotland showcasing roles within the key sectors to make young people more aware of the types of jobs involved and what skills/qualities would be required.
Thursday 23rd April!
With the current situation there are more parents working from home and home schooling their children, so we at Developing the Young Workforce thought we would put a different spin on this years Bring Your Child to Work Day by doing a Home Edition!
How was this partnership formed?
This partnership began when Ailsa from the DYW team met with Monkbarns where it was discovered they would like to do more with young people to try and get them interested in a career in care.
Tuesday 6th August 2019 is a date that fills most school pupils with dread. Scottish exam result day is under two weeks away and many young people can be disheartened by their results. But, are disappointing results the end?
How was the partnership formed?
This partnership was created due to Rockwell looking for an employer willing to work long-term and who would allow young people into several of their departments. This would allow their young people a varying opportunity over the course of a 6-8 week programme. This project was required to be more bespoke to cover the needs of their young people.
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.