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Diodes Incorporated Apprentice Open Evening

Diodes Incorporated Apprentice Open Evening

Diodes Incorporated are holding an Apprentice Open Evening on Wednesday 6th March at their site in Greenock as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024!

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, University of Strathclyde, West College Scotland and Scottish Engineering will also be in attendance to speak about apprenticeship routes into engineering.

Parents and carers are welcome to attend.

Please find further details on the above image

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S5 and S6 Foundation Apprenticeships

S5 and S6 Foundation Apprenticeships

Skills Development Scotland are holding an S5 and S6 Foundation Apprenticeships webinar for parents and carers who are supporting a child making their senior phase option choices.

Join the session on Thursday 22nd Feb from 18:30-19:30

Click here to register

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Inverclyde STEM Festival

Inverclyde STEM Festival

DYW West are supporting Inverclyde Council with a new STEM Festival taking place the w/c 3rd June 2024.

We are aiming to have employers deliver STEM activity in primary schools (during the day Mon-Fri) and secondary schools in the evening (Mon-Thu).

The purpose of the festival is to get more young people interested in STEM subjects and future careers.

If you have a STEM activity you could deliver please look at the attached spreadsheet (download in attachments section below) – pick a school(s) and date(s) and let us know by contacting us on info@dywwest.co.uk with Inverclyde STEM Fest in the title. The 2nd tab of the spreadsheet has info we would also need so please complete that and return the spreadsheet to the email above.

The hashtag for the week is #InverclydeStemFest

Please click the attachment below to download the spreadsheet

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MCR Pathways Online Info Sessions

MCR Pathways Online Info Sessions

Be inspired to make a difference in 2024 and mentor with MCR Pathways!

MCR Pathways are holding online info sessions to give you the opportunity to find out more about the MCR Pathways Young Talent programme, and ask questions. MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme. Their vision is for all young people to experience equality of education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances.

 
Please register your interest via the links below:

Nationwide MCR Pathways Information Session 21/02/24 12:30- 1.00pm

Nationwide MCR Pathways Information Session 29/02/24 12:00-12.30 PM

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West College Scotland March Open Days

West College Scotland March Open Days

West College Scotland are holding Open Days in March!

Dive into the details of their full-time, part-time, and evening courses. Discover exciting opportunities in apprenticeships, and explore the various avenues of learning support and funding available to you.

The events will take place at the following dates & venues from 10-1pm and 5-7pm: 

  • Tuesday 26 March - Clydebank Campus
  • Wednesday 27 March - Greenock Campus (Finnart Street)
  • Thursday 28 March - Paisley Campus (Renfrew Road)

Click here to register

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Making Career Education Easy with Founders4Schools

Making Career Education Easy with Founders4Schools

Join DYW for their "Making Career Education Easy with Founders4Schools info session on Tues 20th Feb from 3:30pm-4:00pm

Learn how to book an event in just 5 minutes to help you deliver Career Education to invite an inspiring speaker from the world of work into your classroom to hear about their career journey so you can connect learning in the classroom with the workplace.

Click here to register

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Delivering Meaningful Work Placements Webinar

Delivering Meaningful Work Placements Webinar

Join DYW on Tuesday, 27th Feb, from 10.00am to 12.00pm, for a free employer training session aimed at boosting your confidence in delivering meaningful work placements to young talents.

This session is your key to creating impactful experiences for the next generation of professionals.

Click here to register

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Skills Development Scotland - Employer Support Webinars

Skills Development Scotland - Employer Support Webinars

Skills Development Scotland are holding various Employer Support Webinars over the next few weeks

Click here to find out more and how to register or find each individual webinar below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Get The Gen - Inclusion, Equity & Diversity

Get The Gen - Inclusion, Equity & Diversity

Join Get The Gen, on Tuesday 6th February from 0930-1030, for a taster session on Inclusion, Equity & Diversity.

Hear from a panel of IE&D leaders from top UK businesses, and the Get The Gen team. 

The panel includes: 

Jillian Fergusson - Diversity & Inclusion Manager at John Lewis Partnership

Rupa Mooker - various People and Diversity roles within the legal sector

Yvonne Crabbe - Head of People Strategy Execution at Merck

 

Click here to register

 

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024

We are planning for Scottish Apprenticeship Week which takes place between 4th-8th March 2024.

This is a great opportunity for your organisation to showcase your apprenticeship pathways into your company/sector.

We are looking for employers who would be interested in taking part in the following:

Social media campaign - Apprenticeship photo opportunity. To take part please send us a picture of your apprentices and your logo. This picture will then be used on our social media platforms throughout SAW week.
Talks & Tour of your company with school pupils Would you be interested in hosting a talk and tour of your workplace for any of our local schools? Transport will be covered by schools.


If you're interested in taking part in either of the above please email info@dywwest.co.uk

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