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School leavers reminded there is #NoWrongPath during pandemic

Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow is calling for people across the city and further afield to tell young people there is #NoWrongPath, with support into the workforce even more important throughout the pandemic.

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Lockdown survey gives voice to Scotland’s most disadvantaged young people

Over 1,000 secondary school pupils across Scotland have shared their experience of lockdown in a survey with award-winning mentoring charity, MCR Pathways. Those surveyed were Scotland’s most disadvantaged young people for whom lockdown and home education was extremely challenging. The impact of both is now a major risk to their futures.

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Developing the Young Workforce is crucial

As the clouds start to descend with across-the-board redundancies now furloughing support is being scaled back, it is fair to say that our young people will be amongst the very worst hit jobs-wise as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

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City Building employee named Britain’s top apprentice

A 21-year-old apprentice at Glasgow-based construction firm City Building is celebrating after scooping a top award last month month.

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DYW Skills Academy and parents’ events launched to support young people into employment throughout pandemic

As announced by Nicola Sturgeon at today’s [23 June 2020] briefing, Developing the Young Workforce, the Scottish Government’s national strategy for strengthening links between schools and businesses, has created a virtual skills academy for young people across Scotland to prepare and support them into employment and apprenticeships throughout the pandemic.

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