Big Parents Eve event

January 30, 2020 5.30pm - 8pm

An opportunity for parents, carers, influencers and young people to

  • find out more about the different sectors and jobs in the region
  • explore how these are changing in the future
  • looking at the key skills young people will need for these new roles
  • speak to young people currently participating in foundation, modern and gradate apprenticeships in different organisations
  • find out about the different pathways into employment
  • ask questions and network with a wide range of organisations

The evening will start with a networking session over an evening buffet with a wide range of stand holders who will include:

  • Developing Young Workforce North East
  • Aberdeen City Council Education Team
  • Aberdeenshire Council Education Team
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • North East Scotland College
  • University of Aberdeen
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Tullos Training
  • SRUC
  • Aberlour
  • NHS Grampian
  • and other key training providers

We will then have a number of presentations and videos from

  • Jared Owen, director of digital and entrepreneurship at Opportunity North East
  • young people - currently participating in a range of foundation, modern and graduate apprenticeships in the region
  • DYW North East


5.30 – 6.30pm - stand holder networking (finger buffet available)

6.30 – 7.30pm - speakers

7.30 - 8.00pm - further networking and questions


Millenium Copthorne

122 Huntly Street


AB10 1SU