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Supporting Mentally Healthy Workplaces Webinar

Supporting Mentally Healthy Workplaces Webinar

The Scottish Government, Public Health Scotland and See Me recently established the ‘Supporting Mentally Healthy Workplaces: National Learning Network for Employers’.

Employers of any size and across the whole of Scotland are invited to join for free.

The network complements the ‘Supporting mentally healthy workplaces’ employer platform, which signposts employers to a wide range of free mental health and wellbeing resources and information.

This webinar will focus on supporting men’s mental health in the workplace, will be held on 15th June 2023, 9.30-11.00 am on MS Teams.

Register here

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A Future In Finance Initiative

A Future In Finance Initiative

We’re delighted to support #AFutureinFinance, Scottish Financial Enterprise new initiative to inspire, enable and break stereotypes about working in Scotland’s financial services industry.

Learn more about the campaign here

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Mentoring Young People Webinar

Mentoring Young People Webinar

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.

You will also receive a detailed guide to mentoring that is packed full of practical hints and tips as well as sources of reference for further self-directed learning.

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


Date: 30th June 
Time: 0930-1200


Click here to register

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Renfrewshire Connect 2023

Renfrewshire Connect 2023

We had a brilliant day at Renfrewshire Connect, Renfrewshire's annual networking event, at Paisley Lagoon this month.

It was great to meet lots of lovely people and we even managed to attend a few of the brilliant seminars throughout the day.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to speak with us. Here's to next year!

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Young People Are Great Campaign 2023

Young People Are Great Campaign 2023

Developing the Young Workforce are celebrating the achievements and resilience of young people across Scotland through the Young People are Great campaign, and we are asking for your support

The campaign aims to:

  • Highlight the key achievements and resilience of young people across Scotland
  • Raise awareness of the greatness young people bring to any workforce
  • Spread good news, success and motivation

We invite you to get involved in this one-day-only campaign, which takes place on Tuesday 6th June 2023

Find out more and how you can get involved

 

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DYW Live Social Media Launch

DYW Live Social Media Launch

Last month DYW Live launched their new social media accounts!

This online programme facilitates live interactions with employers/industry and learners & teachers.

They offer:

  • Inspirational talks
  • Lessons on careers, job opportunities & labour market trends
  • Support for systematic skills development
  • Mentoring and virtual work placements
  • Thematic courses and qualifications


Click here for Facebook
Click here for Twitter

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STEM West 23 - Save The Date

STEM West 23 - Save The Date

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

This event is there to help to inspire young people to choose STEM subjects at school and have employers showcase early careers in their industry.

If you are an employer who is interested in showcasing your company and/or early careers, with something interactive or hands on for S3-S4 pupils to engage with over the 2 days then please let us know.

Email: info@dywwest.co.uk

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NMIS & WB Alloys School Partnership

NMIS & WB Alloys School Partnership

NMIS, in collaboration with WB Alloys, have been keen to raise awareness in senior phase pupils of the manufacturing career opportunities associated with shipbuilding and ScotWind Projects amongst others.

 NMIS and WB Alloys have run various interactive careers presentations and workshops in schools, highlighting diverse and exciting career options in Fabrication & Manufacturing. Pupils had the chance to ask questions, take part in Virtual Reality related practical activities, learn more about routes to work and ask for advice.

Thank you to both NMIS and WB Alloys for running these workshops within our schools.

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Young Person's Guarantee Gov report

Young Person's Guarantee Gov report

So far, 816 employers have signed up to the Young Person’s Guarantee. 

Through the Young Person’s Guarantee we can not only ensure all young people reach their full potential, but can help your business reach it too!

DYW would like to thank all employers who have signed up to the Young Person's Guarantee. The difference you make to the lives of young people is huge. Thank you for providing opportunities and investing in the future.

You can find out more about the success of the Guarantee in the newly published Gov report here

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Developing Young Workforce Strategy - Evaluations

Developing Young Workforce Strategy - Evaluations

The DYW Evaluation Reports were published this month.

These are independent evaluations of the impact of Developing the Young Workforce Strategy on education & the impact of Developing the Young Workforce Strategy on employer engagement.

A big thank you to all who were involved in the process. We look forward to working with all connected to DYW to consider the recommendations. 

You can view the reports below

Impact on Education: Evaluation

Impact on Employer Engagement: Evaluation

 

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