Alexander Buchanan, 14, a pupil at Perth Academy in the kitchen of Kisa’s Restaurant in Perth. He has a week of work experience at the city centre restaurant, organised by himself in partnership with Perth Academy and Developing Young Workforce (DYW) Perth & Kinross.
A campaign to encourage employers to offer work experience to young people has received an overwhelmingly positive response from Perthshire’s small businesses. Newly recruited businesses have joined ranks with the region’s largest employers in signing up to the Developing Young Workforce Perth & Kinross programme that helps bridge the gap between education and the workplace […]
Developing Young Workforce (DYW) Perth & Kinross, a partnership between employers and education to help boost youth employment, has launched its annual #LearnAliving campaign to encourage more local employers to offer school children valuable work experience opportunities in 2019. Running for a second year, DYW hopes the #LearnAliving campaign will continue to build on the […]
Big changes are underway in our region’s economy and securing the future for local businesses is increasingly about embracing new ways of working, developing new skills and looking for opportunities to diversify into new sectors. Having a pipeline of skilled young people who are work ready and employers who understand how to get the best […]