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Connecting you with local employers across the North East

DYW North East can connect your class, faculty or school with employers. We can help you:

  • tap into employer and education partnerships at a local and national level
  • arrange employer-led insights linked to the current curriculum and Career Education Standard
  • access online tools to easily find and book employer-led face-to-face and virtual activity.

Look for inspiration? Check out our case studies to see how schools and employers are working together in the region. Or simply drop us a note to get started.

13-17 November

Scottish Careers Week 2023

Many thanks to all who supported Scottish Careers Week! This positive campaign shone a light on the support that's available to everyone across Scotland to make positive career choices and shape their future.

North-east employer, Motive Offshore, was just one local organisation who provided messages of careers support for young people throughout the week.

Useful links and resources

Our e-newsletter for educators rounds up the latest careers-related resources, along with offers of support from local employers.

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DYW Live

DYW Live - Skills | Employability | Pathways

DYW Live provides interactive online learning that supports learners' development of employability skills, career pathways and industry connections, bringing industry experts and employers directly into the classroom.

Find out more about DYW Live - and how you can access sessions for your pupils - here.

DYWNE team

Build and nurture employer partnerships

Our Employer School Coordinators provide each secondary school in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire with on-the-ground support to build and nurture a strong network of employer partnerships.

We can help to connect you with industry professionals who can assist with activities such as sector insights, skills sessions, mock interviews, site visits, classroom challenges, careers fairs, mentoring and more.

DYW North East can help you to:

Develop local employer partnerships
Bring the curriculum to life in the classroom through industry insights
Increase your understanding of the local labour market, growth sectors, skills requirements and future jobs
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Build confidence in delivering the Career Education Standard 3-18
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Support young people in reaching sustainable, positive destinations
Joanne Wilkinson
Teacher, Oldmachar Academy

"Pupils responded very positively to the session and had a lot of interesting questions at the end. Some pupils have expressed interest in some of the careers that were mentioned in the presentation and are excited to find out more about these as a potential career path."

Get in touch

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