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18 July 2024

Monsterfest / DYW School Competition - Open to ages 16-19

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18 July 2024

Get involved with #NoWrongPath this year and inspire the next generation

We're calling on Highland business and organisations to get behind #NoWrongPath on Tuesday 6 August. The social media movement, led by Developing the Young Workforce, provides inspiration and reassurance to young people receiving their results.

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15 July 2024

Are you a parent and want to help more young people become part of tomorrow's workforce?

We currently have a vacancy on the Advisory Board for a parent representative. We are seeking a parent who is already an active member of a parent council within one of the 14 secondary schools we support. Click here to find out more....

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13 June 2024

Maximising opportunities for young people entering the jobs market in the Highlands

DYW brought stakeholders together to maximise the opportunities for young people entering the jobs market in the Highlands, while focusing on how to support those furthest from economic achievement and success in the labour market.

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17 May 2024

Developing The Young Workforce Inverness & Central Highland launch the 'What's on - get involved' Padlet for businesses

Developing the Young Workforce Inverness & Central Highland (DYWICH) last week launched the ‘What’s on – get involved’ Padlet - a new platform to help businesses understand what projects, campaigns and events are taking place in the 14 secondary schools it supports across the year.

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19 April 2024

MY SKILLS MAKE ME: Advice for Employers When Interviewing A First Time Job Seeker

Local employers will be looking to recruit young people for apprentices, trainee or entry level roles over the summer months and although many will be used to interviewing candidates that are well into their careers, some employers may be less familiar with interviewing a young person who has maybe never interviewed for a job before. Here DYW Inverness & Central Highlands gives some simple tips to future employers looking to get the most out of their candidates during the interview process.

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27 March 2024

And that's a wrap... DYWICH does Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This month Developing the Young Workforce Inverness & Central Highland got involved in Scottish Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March). Find out about all the fantastic events and online activity that took place throughout the week that showcased all the apprentices opportunities across the area and highlight why its such a great route into the world of work.

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11 March 2024

Girls do Science! Events Return to Inverness

The two-day STEM-focused events invite S1 to S6 girls to come along to explore careers and creativity in and around STEM industries.

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1 March 2024

Hundreds of Young People from across the Highlands Inspired by Green Careers Expo

Last month (27 February), more than 600 secondary school pupils attended Scotland’s first Green Careers Expo, aimed at showcasing Green Energy, Green Careers and Green Pathways on their doorstep.

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19 February 2024

Highland employers under-represented on apprenticeship vacancy platform as DYW Inverness calls on businesses to share opportunities

This Scottish Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March) DYW Inverness & Central Highland is calling on Highland businesses that are currently recruiting or considering in the future to recruit apprentices, whether its Foundation, Modern or Graduate, to share their vacancy adverts on

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31 January 2024

Green Career Expo 2024

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