Inspire a Generation – DYW Marketplace Launch

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Developing the Young Workforce North East Scotland (DYW) are launching a new online portal, Marketplace, which allows businesses to inspire the future workforce on Tuesday 19th September 2017 at Crown Plaza Hotel, Dyce .  Please follow the link to book on the event. What is Marketplace? “Marketplace aims to improve the volume, access and quality of engagements between […]

Summer 2017 Making Skills Work publication

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Welcome to the summer 2017 Making Skills Work publication from Skills Development Scotland, this edition provides a breakdown of our delivery in your area during 2016 – 2017. We think that you will find it to be very interesting and please feel free to distribute across your network. [gview file=”https://www.abernet.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/0424_Making-Skills-Work-2017_Aberdeen-City.pdf”] [gview file=”https://www.abernet.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Local-Authority-Booklet-Aberdeen-City.pdf”]    

BT Young Pioneer Award

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BT Young Pioneer Awards is open to any individual or group between the age of 9-18 across the UK. This could be a school project or something created with friends or a club outside school. We are looking for inspiring examples of how young people are using technology to tackle a problem that they care […]

Developing Young Workforce – key documents

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Education Scotland/Scottish Government released the following key documents in collaboration with Skills Development Scotland, and parent and employer representatives, in September 2015: Career Education Standard The career education sets out what children and young people will learn and what parents, teachers, employers and Skills Development Scotland will do to support their learning. Implementation of the standard […]