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Balfour Beatty virtual work experience programme

Posted: August 19th, 2021 | Posted in:

Balfour Beatty’s 3rd virtual work placement programme is due to start on Monday 6 September 2021 including 15 live sessions across 5 weeks running until Friday 8 October 2021, targeted at 14-18 year olds. The new programme will include newly developed content and activities covering a different topic …
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Free Bus Travel for under 21s!

Posted: August 17th, 2021 | Posted in:

Young Scot has announced that from the 31st January 2022, all young people in Scotland aged 21 years old or younger will be able to travel for free by bus, using their Young Scot National Entitlement Card (NEC). Work is ongoing to finalise the application process. Existing cardholders …
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An Open Letter to Young People

Posted: August 10th, 2021 | Posted in:

While you enjoy the summer and a well-deserved break from your studies we wanted to write to you in our role as Scotland’s business leaders and on behalf of our networks of thousands of Scottish employers. As you receive your official SQA results, we want to reassure you …
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All about Barclays LifeSkills

Posted: June 24th, 2021 | Posted in:

LifeSkills works with teachers, parents and businesses to help young people: Build a job-hunting toolboxFind out how social media can supercharge a CV, get tips for creating strong covering letters and LinkedIn profiles, and practice interview techniques. Identify skillsInteractive challenges help identify and develop personal skills – with …
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Graduate Intern Opportunities in The Highland Council

Posted: June 23rd, 2021 | Posted in:

The Highland Council are excited to announce the launch of their 2021 Graduate Intern Programme. Supported by the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee funding, there are 20 positions available this year across the Council’s services. Councillor Bill Lobban, Convener of The Highland Council said: “Gaining experience in the …
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Young Scot – Aye Feel

Posted: June 21st, 2021 | Posted in:

It’s easy for young people to feel worried by what they’re hearing about COVID-19 right now. To support young people, Young Scot have launched a new resource to help them manage their emotional wellbeing. Aye Feel is a new dedicated micro-site hosted on young.scot. It supports young people’s emotional …
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Lantra – Women in Agriculture Practical Training Fund

Posted: June 17th, 2021 | Posted in:

The Women in Agriculture Practical Training Fund has been established by Scottish Government to support the personal development of women, providing them with additional skills to progress their careers and employment opportunities in Scottish agriculture beyond their current role. One of the key findings of research into women …
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Results? Your career service is here to help

Posted: June 16th, 2021 | Posted in:

Whatever your provisional results are, you have options and there is support for you over the summer. Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s career service. SDS results support will be extended this year due to provisional results being issued to pupils and they will provide support to learners, …
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Learning with The Big Plus

Posted: June 14th, 2021 | Posted in:

The Big Plus is a free service that puts you in touch with a local tutor, who can help you with reading, writing or numbers. How does it work? They’ll meet you in a local place, like a library or college. You’ll have a chat to decide what …
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Education Maintenance Allowance for young people aged 16-19

Posted: June 10th, 2021 | Posted in:

Young people aged 16-19 who wish to remain in school could benefit from a £30 payment per week during term time if they meet the eligibility criteria of the Education Maintenance Allowance which is administered by Highland Council. It’s quite straight forward to understand if you’re eligible, full …
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