Tag Archives: Perth and Kinross Council

Help@Hand OFFERS SUPPORT TO SCHOOL LEAVERS WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPORT NEEDS

The 10th Help@Hand event for young people in Perth and Kinross with additional support needs who are looking towards the transition to work, further education and independent living, is being held later this month in Perth. The 2017 drop-in event will again take place at the National Christian Outreach Centre on Riggs Road, between 10.30am and 6pm on […]

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 […]

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 […]

New youth employment strategy for Perth and Kinross gets £450,000 funding from Scottish Government

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 […]