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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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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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#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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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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STEM West 23

STEM West 23

Our STEM West event is back!

Our flagship 2023 STEM West event will return on 20th & 21st November at West College Scotland, Clydebank campus.

The aim of the event is to inspire young people to choose STEM subjects at school and have employers showcase their company/industry

If you're an employer who is interested in showcasing at this event please complete this quick form ➡️ https://buff.ly/3PBa4Qb

For any more info please email info@dywwest.co.uk

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West Dunbartonshire Employer Engagement Event

West Dunbartonshire Employer Engagement Event

Please find below information on our upcoming employer engagement event – aimed at employers of all sizes and sectors from West Dunbartonshire and the surrounding area.

Taking place on the 10th October at 9am at West College Scotland, Clydebank Campus. This event will help employers understand how DYW can support them in developing their future workforce

To book your free place please click here

More info:

Aimed at employers of all sizes & sectors in and around West Dunbartonshire who wish to learn more about DYW / re-engage with us.

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

  • Develop your future workforce by engaging with education and how to go about it, e.g. via talks / tours / careers events / work experience & placements / mentoring / competitions etc.
  • Learn more about apprenticeships and how to promote them
  • Learn more about the Young Person's Guarantee (YPG)
  • Meet the DYW team

Tea / coffee / pastries available

Free parking available

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Renfrewshire Employer Engagement Event

Renfrewshire Employer Engagement Event

Please find below information on our next employer engagement event – aimed at employers of all sizes and sectors from Renfrewshire and the surrounding area.

Taking place on the 26/9 9am at the wonderful new NMIS facility beside Glasgow Airport, this event will help employers understand how DYW can support them in developing their future workforce

To book your free place please click here

 

More info:

Aimed at employers of all sizes & sectors in and around Renfrewshire who wish to learn more about DYW / re-engage with us.

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

  • Develop your future workforce by engaging with education and how to go about it, e.g. via talks / tours / careers events / work experience & placements / mentoring / competitions etc.
  • Learn more about apprenticeships and how to promote them
  • Learn more about the Young Person's Guarantee (YPG)
  • Meet the DYW team
  • Get a tour of the fantastic National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

 

Tea / coffee / pastries available

Free parking available at rear of building

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#NoWrongPath Thank You!

#NoWrongPath Thank You!

We would just like to say a massive thank you to everyone who participated in this years #NoWrongPath Campaign.

We loved seeing everyone get involved and tagging us on their socials!

What a great way to help inspire young people as they received their results and let them know that there's #NoWrongPath.


 

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