Developing Young People | Launch events

Anyone with an interest in supporting young people is invited to a major roadshow taking place across Perth and Kinross next month to support local employers to access better skilled young people and to help their businesses grow. The four-day programme is part of the Developing Young Workforce (DYW) initiative in the region, which will see […]

Best school leavers destination figures in Perth and Kinross for five years

Perth and Kinross has achieved its best school leaver destination figures for five years, according to new official statistics. The news comes as work progresses on the £500,000 Developing Young Workforce initiative in the region aimed at getting young people work ready and ensuring local businesses have access to the skilled employees they need to […]

New appointment to drive forward youth employment in Perth and Kinross

Ambitious plans in Perth and Kinross to help more young people into work and ensure employers have access to the skills they need to grow have taken a major step forward with a new key appointment. Fiona Reith has been appointed to manage the Developing Young Workforce (DYW) initiative in the region, which will see […]

Careers event for pupils and parents

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 […]