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Get Into...Screen Industries: Scottish Careers Week

Get Into...Screen Industries: Scottish Careers Week

Find out about the latest trends in the sector and inspire students to pursue a career in the screen industries.

This session from Skills Development Scotland equips you with all the information you need to raise awareness of the screen industries among students aged 11-19.

They'll challenge common myths about the sector and showcase the variety of roles that are within the reach of young people regardless of their skills and interests.

You’ll come away with up-to-date information and the confidence to inspire your students to set their sights on a career in the screen industries.

Click here to register

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Scottish Careers Week 2023

Scottish Careers Week 2023

#ScotCareersWeek23 is back from 13-17 November!

Scotland has world class career services available for everyone, in every community. #ScotCareersWeek23 helps highlight them to people of all ages across Scotland.

We love to see career journeys and origin stories – that’s what really inspires people. Get involved with DYW's social campaign and share career journeys from you and your colleagues, and have a bit of fun with showing ‘how it started’ and ‘how it’s going’.

It’s easy to join in, simply post two photos which best sum up the start of your career journey and where you are now.

We also have free, easy to use templates for you to use to make your post really stand out. Remember to tag #DYWScot & #DYWWest and use the hashtag #ScotCareersWeek23

Click here to find out more

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Mentoring Young People: Good Practice For Employers

Mentoring Young People: Good Practice For Employers

Have you signed up to DYW's free training session on 24th October?

Whether you’re mentoring young people through work placements, apprenticeships or jobs this free training workshop offers practical insights and guidance to hone the skills required.

During the session you will explore key mentoring skills and tools, including the GROW model, and have an opportunity to practice these skills with guidance and support from an expert facilitator.

This workshop is designed for individuals responsible for supporting young people on work placements as well as individuals responsible for managing apprentices or young employees within their organisation.

Tuesday 24th October from 14:00 - 16:30

Click here to register

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STEM West 23

STEM West 23

Our STEM West event is back!

Our flagship 2023 STEM West event will return on 20th & 21st November at West College Scotland, Clydebank campus.

The aim of the event is to inspire young people to choose STEM subjects at school and have employers showcase their company/industry

If you're an employer who is interested in showcasing at this event please complete this quick form ➡️ https://buff.ly/3PBa4Qb

For any more info please email info@dywwest.co.uk

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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Have a look at this list of upcoming September webinars that may be beneficial to you or someone you may know.

Click each webinar to find out how to register

 

Get The Gen: Reverse Mentoring

Developing Meaningful Work Placements

How to use the F4S platform

STEM in Food & Drink

Butchery Careers: Employer Information Session

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Creative Careers Week 23

Creative Careers Week 23

Good news, once again, in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Creative & Cultural Skills (CCSkills), Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) is delighted to deliver Creative Careers Week 2023.

This year. Creative Careers Week 2023 will run from 2nd-6th October, with 3 key aims and 4 main strands of activity. We very much hope your organisation can get involved in any of the strands. To register your interest, complete this FORM and read on to find out more about the programme. 

Aims:

  • Raise awareness amongst young people, educators, parents/carers and careers' influencers of the breadth of roles and range of pathways available within the creative and cultural industries.
  • Inspire young people to consider a career in the creative and cultural industries by highlighting the breadth of roles and range of pathways available
  • Encourage and support employers across the creative and cultural industries to engage with young people and education through Creative Careers Week 2023.

Activity

  1. Local employer-led activity (DYW Regional Groups): build new and develop existing relationships between DYW regional groups and local creative industries’ employers for the delivery of employer-led activity in/for local schools.
  2. Creative Careers Week 2022 social media campaign: raise awareness amongst young people, educators, parents/carers and career influencers of the breadth of roles and range of pathways available within the creative and cultural industries by: celebrating the sector and the opportunities available; sharing content digitally including e.g. case studies, videos; signposting to supporter organisations; encouraging participation from employers and wider partners; creating a campaign toolkit to support partner participation using hashtags #CreativeCareersWeek23 and #NoWrongPath.
  3. Signposting to partners and supporter resources and activities.
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West Dunbartonshire Employer Engagement Event

West Dunbartonshire Employer Engagement Event

Please find below information on our upcoming employer engagement event – aimed at employers of all sizes and sectors from West Dunbartonshire and the surrounding area.

Taking place on the 10th October at 9am at West College Scotland, Clydebank Campus. This event will help employers understand how DYW can support them in developing their future workforce

To book your free place please click here

More info:

Aimed at employers of all sizes & sectors in and around West Dunbartonshire who wish to learn more about DYW / re-engage with us.

This free event will showcase how DYW West can help your organisation:

  • Develop your future workforce by engaging with education and how to go about it, e.g. via talks / tours / careers events / work experience & placements / mentoring / competitions etc.
  • Learn more about apprenticeships and how to promote them
  • Learn more about the Young Person's Guarantee (YPG)
  • Meet the DYW team

Tea / coffee / pastries available

Free parking available

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Renfrewshire Employer Engagement Event

Renfrewshire Employer Engagement Event

Please find below information on our next employer engagement event – aimed at employers of all sizes and sectors from Renfrewshire and the surrounding area.

Taking place on the 26/9 9am at the wonderful new NMIS facility beside Glasgow Airport, this event will help employers understand how DYW can support them in developing their future workforce

To book your free place please click here

 

More info:

Aimed at employers of all sizes & sectors in and around Renfrewshire who wish to learn more about DYW / re-engage with us.

This free event will showcase how DYW West can help your organisation:

  • Develop your future workforce by engaging with education and how to go about it, e.g. via talks / tours / careers events / work experience & placements / mentoring / competitions etc.
  • Learn more about apprenticeships and how to promote them
  • Learn more about the Young Person's Guarantee (YPG)
  • Meet the DYW team
  • Get a tour of the fantastic National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

 

Tea / coffee / pastries available

Free parking available at rear of building

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#NoWrongPath Thank You!

#NoWrongPath Thank You!

We would just like to say a massive thank you to everyone who participated in this years #NoWrongPath Campaign.

We loved seeing everyone get involved and tagging us on their socials!

What a great way to help inspire young people as they received their results and let them know that there's #NoWrongPath.


 

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Mentoring Young People: Employer Information Session

Mentoring Young People: Employer Information Session

Mentoring a young person can have a life-changing impact and is an invaluable way for young people to develop the skills, confidence and aspirations they need for their future success. It also raises awareness of your organisation with local young people and schools

If your business or organisation is interested in mentoring then this workshop can help you. It was designed in partnership with MCR Pathways and Career Ready to aid employers looking to learn about the introduction of mentoring young people in their organisations.

📅 Thursday 10th August
⏰ 0900am

Click here to register
 

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