Wednesday, 22 May 2019
HLM Architects host first ‘A Conversation with DYW’ event
"I am extremely passionate about inspiring the next generation about the world of work, and the Founders4Schools platform is a great place to start."
Monday, 20 May 2019
Meet one of our DYW Glasgow ambassadors – Craig Martin, Glasgow Airport
“I’ve always been passionate about giving young people the opportunity to grow and fulfil their potential"
Thursday, 09 May 2019
Meet our new Director – DYW Glasgow
On 25 March we welcomed our new director to DYW Glasgow – Nicola Crawford. With 18 years of experience in the education sector under her belt, and a born and bred Glaswegian, we are incredibly excited – and lucky - to have her on board. You will no doubt be hearing lots from Nicola over the months ahead, but we wanted to take the opportunity via our blog to ask her a few questions, and share her answers with you.
Friday, 03 May 2019
A day in the life of a Modern Apprentice
Senior Director of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Alison McRae, recently spent a day shadowing a Modern Apprentice at Glasgow Housing Association. In this blog, Alison shares what she learned from the experience, and encourages other employers across the city to get involved in taking on an apprentice of their own.
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Checking into a career in Hospitality - Claire Fisher, Glasgow Marriott
The hospitality industry can offer students flexible shifts, summer jobs and employment offers for a year ‘out’ which can be attractive to those who want to earn while they learn.
Friday, 12 April 2019
DYW Glasgow Employer of the Month: HLM Architects
HLM Architects has been recognised this month by Developing the Young Workforce, Glasgow, for its commitment to helping young people prepare for the world of work through career inspiration, practical support with mock interviews, and work-ready project work.
Thursday, 11 April 2019
An educator's insight into work experience and apprenticeships
Kat Kelly is an English and pastoral care teacher at Holyrood Secondary School in the South Side of Glasgow. During Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2019, she spent an afternoon at J Thomson Colour Printers to find out more about their work experience and apprenticeship programmes, and the benefits they are bringing to young people.
Friday, 08 March 2019
Modern Apprenticeships at Police Scotland
As the week of activity draws to a close, DYW Glasgow took the opportunity to speak to Linda Murray from People and Development within Police Scotland, to discover how their new Modern Apprenticeship scheme – which launched in September 2018 – is shaping up.
Friday, 01 March 2019
Meet the Apprentice – Ryan O’Connor from Jacobs Engineering
With Scottish Apprenticeship Week starting on Monday (4 March), DYW Glasgow spoke to SDS’s Apprenticeship Ambassador for 2018, 24 year old Ryan O’Connor, to ask him some questions about his apprenticeship journey so far.
Monday, 25 February 2019
Counting down to Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening
Today marks the 10 day countdown to Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening. Wednesday 6 March 2019 will see an exciting and informative day of events happening across Glasgow, with the aim of helping parents and carers learn more about the value of apprenticeships, and how they could support their children’s futures.