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  • 8 November 2017
    News, Young People, Employers, Parents, Teachers, Service Providers

    An induction day has been held for 22 new apprentices joining the housing service at the City of Edinburgh Council. During a day of activities, the new apprentices were welcomed to the City Chambers by housing and economy convener Gavin Barrie and vice convener Lezley Marion Cameron. They were introduced to the housing senior management team and they heard from previous apprentices about their experiences and the opportunities available to them in their future careers.

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  • 11 October 2017
    News

    The Scottish Government has fulfilled its commitment to reduce youth unemployment by 40%, four years ahead of schedule.

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  • 9 October 2017
    News

    The SIP sets out a 20 year vision to secure economic prosperity for the region as well as a three year action plan developed with a range of partners including local employers and educators. It states that there is a growing need for digital, leadership and management skills to drive growth and diversification. But it also reports that while the region has a highly-qualified workforce, it also has higher than average levels of under-employment as well as an ageing population.

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  • 8 September 2017
    News

    With a focus on scale, fit and quality, DYW provides solutions for industry and education to better connect; a network of expertise, tools, resources, services, ideas, funds, training are all part of the eco system driving DYW towards it’s vision. 2016/17 has seen developments on scale and measurable impact for employers, young people and educators. We look forward to delivering more of the same and lots of new innovative solutions in 2017/18.

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  • 14 August 2017
    News

    School holidays are coming to a close, with students across Scotland set to return to the classroom this week. For one North Berwick High School teacher though, the summer was less about taking a break and more about taking up a new opportunity.

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  • 9 August 2017
    News

    The Scotland Women in Technology Awards champion and celebrate women, and the companies and networks around them, who are achieving success in the technology industry in Scotland. The awards also celebrate the success of those in education who drive grassroots initiatives and grow the technology talent pipeline for Scotland.

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  • 8 August 2017
    News

    Kelly Parry, Councillor for Midlothian West and COSLA Spokesperson for Community Wellbeing talks about her #NoWrongPath offering young people insight to her non linear path to working in politics.

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  • 8 August 2017
    News

    International Pop Star KT Tunstall gives young people in Scotland some food for thought for the DYW #NoWrongPath campaign.

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  • 4 August 2017
    News

    The 2017 Scottish Exam Results Day is 8 August and DYW are celebrating the range and diversity of career paths that are followed after leaving school. Find out how to get involved and spread the message there is #NoWrongPath

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  • 4 August 2017
    News

    The Digital Xtra Fund is an independent charity, working in partnership with ScotlandIS, which helps organise and focus support for digital making and computing science activities. Kraig Brown, Partnerships and Development Manager, explains the ethos behind the fund and hopes for the future.

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