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Developing the Young Workforce Youth Employment Strategy

Guidance for School/Employer Partnerships, September 2015

This highlights the benefits of meaningful and productive partnerships, including employability skills, and suggests practical steps. It is published in 3 parts:

•           Guidance for schools  http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0048/00485674.pdf

•           Guidance for employers http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0048/00485679.pdf

•           Guidance for DYW regional groups and local authorities http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0048/00485693.pdf

The Guidance for School/Employer partnerships is also available as a combined document.

Career Education Standard (3-18), September 2015

This recognises the journey all children and young people make as they learn about the world of work from early years to the senior phase: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/CareerEducationStandard0915_tcm4-869208.pdfb

Work Placements Standard, September 2015

This recognises the rich learning that all young people experience when they use and develop their skills at work: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/WorkPlacementStandard0915_tcm4-870517.pdf

To see these materials in context it may be helpful to visit the Education Scotland website, Developing the Young Workforce page http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningandteaching/thecurriculum/dyw/index.asp