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Learn about work and higher education options More than 50 local and national employers and representatives from colleges and universities will be at the Positive Futures careers event in Perth next month. The event, on Tuesday 7 February, in the city’s Dewars Centre, has been organised jointly by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), Perth and Kinross […]

Call made ahead of national campaign to promote apprenticeships More employers hiring apprentices is vital to the Perth and Kinross economy according to the business-led group set up to develop the young workforce in the region. DYW Perth and Kinross, along with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is urging more employers to hire apprentices to boost their […]

A new drive to boost youth employment in Perth and Kinross and bring employers and education closer together has received a £450,000 funding boost from the Scottish Government. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary John Swinney today (26 August 2016) confirmed the funding for the region’s Developing Young Workforce strategy aimed at boosting skills […]