Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) is a national initiative funded by the Scottish Government as part of their Youth Employment strategy. Industry-led regional groups have been established with the aim of reducing youth unemployment by 40% by 2021.

Pupils & Students

Some young people know exactly what career or education route they wish to pursue but for many, this can be a very difficult decision. More

Parents & Guardians

A great concern to all parents and guardians is what career and job opportunities are available for our young people when they leave education. More

Teachers & Tutors

Accessing the skills, knowledge and experience of local employers can lead to enhanced learning and support for our young people and aid their transition into the world of work. More


Many companies in both Caithness and Sutherland are keen to establish working relationships with schools and colleges in order to create a strong career awareness by: More


View a selection of videos and image galleries from our events. More