STUDENTS DISCOVER HOW LANGUAGE SKILLS TRANSLATE INTO JOBS IN WORLD OF TOURISM

STUDENTS DISCOVER HOW LANGUAGE SKILLS TRANSLATE INTO JOBS IN WORLD OF TOURISM 80 pupils take part in interactive workshops highlighting career opportunities 57% of students said event had made them likely to consider the sector Students studying languages at four schools across Perth have been given a first-hand insight into job opportunities in the Scottish […]

MINISTER ANNOUNCES 28,000 APPRENTICES TO BE TRAINED IN 18/19

More remote and rural businesses will benefit. At least 28,000 new apprentices will be trained next year, with increased support for rural areas and key sectors. The target for 2018/19 was announced by Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn in today’s debate in the Scottish Parliament on the Scottish Government’s Developing the Young Workforce […]

NO BRIDGE TOO FAR FOR BALFOUR BEATTY

Following the success of the ICE Bridges to Schools event at St Johns HS, North Inch Campus last September, Balfour Beatty have agreed to repeat this fantastic event at Kinross Primary School from the 12th-16th of March. In this way Balfour Beatty hope to engage with up to 520 P5-S1 pupils from local schools. The […]

DYW TACKLING SKILLS SHORTAGE IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE SECTOR

An ageing workforce coupled with an increasing struggle to attract new people to work in health and social care is crippling the sector. Scottish Care, the body that represents private and voluntary providers of social care, recently released data which revealed more that 77% of care homes have open vacancies and some 89% of care […]

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