Princes Trust - Mock Interviews

Ross and Rachel from the team were delighted to be asked to engage with and help out the current Princes Trust Team and were able to invite Linda from Al-Maktoum along with them.Read more

Partnership Week

This week we (DYW D&A) have run a social media campaign to promote partnership work between schools/colleges and employers. During the week we have promoted some of the amazing partnerships in Dundee and Angus, presented a company and school with a partnership certificate for their great work, and shown why partnerships are so beneficial.Read more

Harris Academy and EQ Chartered Accountants

Read below for an article written by a partner of Harris Academy, EQ Chartered Accountants.

Well done on your fantastic work together and your planning for the future.

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Maggie's Penguin Parade Presentation Project!


If you are looking for a project to fill the weeks before the end of term, which still relates to your subject and allows your pupils to develop invaluable soft skills. Look no further!

To celebrate Maggie’s Penguin Parade Al-Maktoum College are hosting a competition which gives pupils the chance to develop their research, team working, communication and presentation skills.Read more

D&A College's Digital Mile

Rachel from the DYW team had the privilege of attending the opening of Dundee & Angus Colleges new ‘Digital Mile’ on Thursday.

The Computing and Creative Media department at the college have been working in hyper-drive for the last few months to provide the best possible environment and course they can for students as well as beginning to develop talent pipe-lines for local businesses.Read more

Project Barracuda a ‘Reel’ Success!


Last week ‘Project Barracuda’, the excellent collaboration between Arbroath Academy and Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd came to a very successful conclusion with pupils presenting their finished products to a panel of judges, Dragon’s Den style! Read more

BT Skills for Work Boot Camp

Today saw pupils from Harris Academy and St Paul’s RC Academy spend the day at BT House, one of Dundee’s biggest employers, at the BT Skills for Work Boot Camp. This is an incredible opportunity that BT and My Kinda Future have run across Britain for several years and has now been brought to Dundee.Read more

Team Spirit at St Paul's RC Academy

Last week the DYW D&A team co-ordinated a second successful Team Spirit event for S1 pupils in St Paul’s RC Academy, Dundee, the first being held in September at Webster’s High School, Kirriemuir.

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Angus STEM Festival 2018: STEM on your doorstep!

Saturday 2nd June, 10.00 – 14:00, Arbroath Academy

Funded by Dundee and Angus Developing the Young Workforce

The Angus STEM Festival is a free, family event with fantastic science and STEM shows from Aberdeen Science Centre, Dundee Science Centre and Generation Science as well as interactive workshops and stalls presented by local colleges, universities and STEM employers. Angus schools are also invited to sign-up for a stall and showcase their great STEM learning.

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