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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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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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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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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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DYW Inverclyde Employer Breakfast

DYW Inverclyde Employer Breakfast

Please find below information on our next employer engagement event.

Taking place on the 31st January 2024 at West College Scotland, Greenock Campus, Finnart St, Greenock, Ambitions Restaurant, top floor.
This event will help employers understand how DYW can support them in developing their future workforce.

More info:
 
Aimed at employers of all sizes & sectors not currently involved in DYW, learn how together we can help Develop the Young Workforce of Inverclyde.

This free event will showcase how DYW West can help your organisation:

How can we support you to attract young people to your organisation
How we can help you engage with education through careers events, talks & tours, work experience, mentoring, apprenticeships etc
 
Arrive from 8.30am for a 9am start (finish approx. 10am)
Tea / coffee and pastries served

Spaces are limited so register now to secure your place

Click here to register

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Mentoring Young People: Good Practice Webinar

Mentoring Young People: Good Practice Webinar

Would you like to improve your mentoring skills?

Join DYW for a Free Mentoring Young People: Good Practice webinar on 30th January from 10 am-12 pm

Whether you're a seasoned mentor or just starting out, this session is designed to elevate your mentoring skills

Click here to register

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#PowerOfAnHour Campaign

#PowerOfAnHour Campaign

DYW Scotland are delighted to announce their newest national campaign, taking place on Tuesday 30th January 2024. The first #PowerOfAnHour campaign will focus on mentoring and its potential to aid growth and development in as little as one hour.

We are appealing for mentoring organisations to support the #PowerOfAnHour campaign. Organisations can share the campaign within their networks, encouraging mentors and mentees to get involved through their own channels, or through the organisation’s official channels.

By getting involved in the campaign you will have the opportunity to showcase success stories.

Click here to get involved

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Young Person's Guarantee

Young Person's Guarantee

As part of Scotland’s response to COVID-19 economic recovery, the Young Person’s Guarantee was launched in November 2020. It aims to give all young people, aged 16-24 in Scotland, the chance to succeed through the opportunity of a job, apprenticeship, education, training or volunteering.

For employers, it offers help to develop a future pipeline of skills and experience, with young people at the heart of the workforce. Young people bring organisations a wealth of talent, creativity, and enthusiasm, critical now and for future success.

DYW regional groups have been tasked by the Scottish Government to get employers of all sizes and across all sectors involved with Young Person’s Guarantee. Your pledge is built around areas of support and creating opportunities for young people. You can get involved in different ways.

  • Prepare young people for the world of work
  • Invest in a skilled workforce
  • Create an inclusive and fair workplace
  • Be a Champion for Young People

Find out more here

To discuss how your organisation can support the YPG please contact us at info@dywwest.co.uk

To view the YPG website and see the employers that have signed up please visit here

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Inspiring Young Minds Webinar

Inspiring Young Minds Webinar

Are you interested in working with young people but don't know where to start?

DYW's free employer training sessions can help increase your confidence in communicating with young people in schools and colleges.

The next session, Inspiring Young Minds, takes place on Friday 24th November, 10am

Register here

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