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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.

Marketplace for educators

Marketplace makes it easy

Marketplace is an online tool that you can use to explore employer-led sessions to inspire and prepare pupils for the world of work.

It includes a filter so that you can match your needs to the available opportunities.

Check out the latest offers from employers here.

Opportunities for teachers

Read on to find out more about activities and offers from local employers to help you bring the world of work to life for pupils.

Young Enterprise Programme

Young Enterprise Programme

Discover how the Young Enterprise Grampian company programme can benefit your S5-6 pupils.
H&S Training for Seniors

H&S Training for Seniors

Contact your DYW coordinator to learn about an opportunity for senior pupils to access external health & safety training.
Army Engagement Team

Army Engagement Team

Keen to access teambuilding activities for your pupils? Book in via your DYW coordinator.
Daydream Believers

Daydream Believers

A free, ready to use, online resource bank for teachers to encourage creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving techniques.
Access STEM Ambassadors

Access STEM Ambassadors

View STEM Learning's events for teachers, plus webinars to sign your class up to.
Food & Drink Careers

Food & Drink Careers

Food and drink careers resources, as well as teaching aids relevant for STEM, business and other subjects.
Powering the Future

Powering the Future

A 4-week programme for S1-S2s to explore the route to net zero, including a visit to Aberdeen Science Centre.
STEM Into Innovation

STEM Into Innovation

A TechFest-led programme for S1-2. Taught via video with follow-up challenges.
Think Lifting

Think Lifting

A series of handouts, presentations and videos that can be used to inspire pupils about opportunities in the lifting industry.
LMI sessions for teachers

LMI sessions for teachers

Keep informed about which sectors are growing in these labour market information sessions for teachers.
Apprenticeship Insights

Apprenticeship Insights

Created for Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024, these resources can be used throughout the year to inform young people about apprenticeships.

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
Teacher feedback following site visit
Jon Anthony, Bridge of Don Academy

"An excellent day overall with lots of practical elements which have left a lasting impression on the pupils. Some very valuable guidance received regarding recruitment and presentation at interview stage."

Get in touch

If you'd like to speak with the DYW North East team, please fill in this form and we'll respond as soon as possible.

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