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10 May 2022

Positive Futures: a collaboration between DYW Moray and DYW North East

An ambitious project conceived in turbulent times, we wanted to reassure and reinforce the message that there is a positive future for young people.
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27 April 2022

Jobs Fair: Moray Jobs and You | 8th June 2022, 2pm - 6pm

Join us at UHI Moray for our Jobs Fair: Moray Jobs and You event on 8th June 2022 from 2pm - 6pm. With a great selection of Moray employers from different industries, come along to explore current and upcoming vacancies, hear from the employers first-hand and have your questions answered. You won't want to miss out on this event.
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25 April 2022

Mentoring Moray Young People Event for Employers

Would you like to inspire, guide, and support a Moray young person with their future? If yes, come along to this event to find out how...
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4 April 2022

DYW Moray Employer Workshops: How To Successfully Engage With Young People

Are you a local employer who is engaging with Moray's young people currently or planning to do so in the future? DYW Moray are running two workshops for employers about how to successfully engage with young people...
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1 April 2022

Healthy employment prospects for Moray apprentices

A group of healthcare apprentices is celebrating after a lucky seven of them found jobs through their work placements. The teenage pupils from across Moray were offered jobs while undertaking Foundation Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care. The course is run through UHI Moray, as part of the Senior Phase Programme in partnership with Moray Council Education Department.
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23 March 2022

Learning while earning at DYW Moray

Every member of the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Moray team is currently undertaking or has completed a learning course while continuing to carry out their everyday roles and responsibilities.
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21 March 2022

All things apprenticeships during week-long event

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022, from 7th-11th March, it was all things apprenticeships at DYW Moray, with employer meetings being hosted, activities taking place, and inspirational stories, videos and other information being shared, to show that apprenticeships work for people, employers and for Scotland as a whole.
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18 March 2022

Employment funding scheme gives a very MERI alternative

With Kickstart employment support coming to an end this month, alternative regional funding is being highlighted to Moray employers. Moray Pathways and Developing the Young Workforce Moray want employers to continue supporting young people into employment through the MERI initiative (Moray Employer Recruitment Incentive).
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7 March 2022

Apprentices’ 3D printing plans aim to preserve Moray manufacturing heritage

Two young female apprentice engineers are using modern technology to preserve a unique part of Scottish manufacturing heritage. Lexi Sayle and Carrie Brown, both Foundation Apprentices from Elgin Academy, are working on a year-long project through Moray College UHI and luxury textile manufacturers Johnstons of Elgin.
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17 February 2022

Connect with Business Gateway for Moray Young People

DYW Moray is joining forces with Business Gateway Moray to showcase how to set up your own business.
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16 February 2022

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022 - Come and Chat with Us

For Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022, DYW Moray's Programme Manager - Sarah Barnes and Business Liasion - Aimee Stephen are offering one-to-one meetings with employers who wish to find out more about the Apprenticeship Family – including Foundation, Modern, and Graduate Apprenticeships.
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14 February 2022

Five reasons to become a mentor

Mentoring supports and encourages young people to maximise their potential, develop their skills and become the person they want to be. Here are five (more) reasons why becoming a mentor is a great way to volunteer.
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14 February 2022

What is mentoring?

Mentoring connects an individual who has a lot of knowledge and experience with someone who hasn’t gained the same knowledge or experience.
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10 February 2022

DYW Moray - Recruiting and Inducting Young People Workshop

DYW Moray - Recruiting and Inducting Young People Workshop for Moray Employers
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26 January 2022

Project that is dying to make a difference

An innovative project that shows how school subjects are used in the world of work highlights how businesses can add value to the curriculum.
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24 January 2022

Gordon & MacPhail toasts young person's employer status

Gordon & MacPhail is one of the latest employers in Moray to sign up to the Young Person's Guarantee. The accolade is the latest demonstration of Gordon & MacPhail’s commitment to become one of the best places to work in the local area for employees and young people.
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19 January 2022

Foundation Apprenticeships - Your questions answered: Employers

Are you an employer with questions about Foundation Apprenticeships? Here, DYW Moray have answered some of the most-asked questions by employers.
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18 January 2022

Health board is latest sign-up to Young Persons’ Guarantee

One of the region’s biggest employers is the latest signatory to an initiative supporting young people in the workplace.
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17 January 2022

Foundation Apprenticeships - Your questions answered: Young people and parents

Do you have a question about Foundation Apprenticeships? DYW Moray have answered some of the most-asked questions by young people and parents in Moray…
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13 January 2022

Why choose a Foundation Apprenticeship?

Give yourself a head start with a Foundation Apprenticeship. You can get real-world work experience while you're in fifth or sixth year. And you learn skills that employers want and that strengthen your CV or personal statement.
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12 January 2022

How Foundation Apprenticeships help you shape the next generation of talent

Give a young person a chance and join thousands of employers across Scotland. Foundation Apprenticeships provide work-based learning opportunities for secondary school pupils. They are a real chance for young people, with real business benefits – and at no direct cost to you as an employer.
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10 January 2022

What is a Foundation Apprenticeship?

Foundation Apprenticeships give both young people and employers a head start. These industry-recognised qualifications give work-based learning opportunities for secondary school pupils while helping businesses develop their talent pipelines.
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20 December 2021

Santander signs up to the Young Person’s Guarantee

Santander has confirmed its commitment to young people as an employer by signing up to the Young Person’s Guarantee.
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20 December 2021

Virtually no difference: Balfour Beatty leads the way with virtual opportunities

Balfour Beatty has used innovative methods to continue to deliver vital work experience opportunities for over 100 students in Scotland.
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17 December 2021

Ask 5: Create an inclusive and fair workplace

Ensuring a working environment that is supportive of all young people and provides fair work.
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16 December 2021

Virtual event success for Modern Apprentices

Moray's senior phase secondary school pupils and their parents know lots more about Foundation Apprenticeships thanks to DYW Moray's Foundation Apprenticeships Virtual Event.
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8 December 2021

Apprenticeships at the BBC are back

The BBC's apprenticeship schemes are back and applications are now open for anyone that will be 18 or over from September 2022. With placements available across the UK in different roles that support some of the BBC's biggest brands. Plus, all BBC apprentices are offered staff roles on successful completion.
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1 December 2021

Business, opportunities and breakfast for employers

30 attendees from across Moray, attended DYW Moray’s Graduate Apprenticeship Business Breakfast with Robert Gordon University (RGU) on Wednesday 1st December 2021, held at Moray Conference Centre in The Mansefield Hotel in Elgin.
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1 December 2021

Ask 4: Create jobs and apprenticeships

Creating opportunities to support the Young Person’s Guarantee.
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23 November 2021

Young people see major barriers to finding jobs

A new survey has found that 43% of the young people surveyed said they felt they faced barriers to entering the world of work.
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22 November 2021

Kickstarting his Career to Digital Engagement Graduate

Find out how Andrews's Kickstart job placement shaped him into the person he is today and as a result is now working for Project Trust.
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17 November 2021

Success as employers sign up as STEM ambassadors

Four Moray employers have signed up to STEM, following a successful DYW Moray event held earlier in the year.
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8 November 2021

DYW Moray hosts fully booked employer event

Over 50 employers from across Moray descended on Moray College UHI’s Alexander Graham Bell Centre for Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Moray’s Young Person’s Guarantee Lunch and Learn event.
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2 November 2021

Ask 3: Invest in a skilled workforce

Providing learning, training, and upskilling opportunities for young people lets you build a workforce with the right skills and experience.
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4 October 2021

Ask 2: Help all young people achieve their potential

You have the ability to give young people a chance to see roles and opportunities available to them by providing an insight to your workplace. Help all young people achieve their full potential by engaging with and opening opportunities for those who face additional barriers.
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15 September 2021

Young Person's Guarantee - Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about the Young Person's Guarantee? Here, DYW Moray answer some frequently asked questions.
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6 September 2021

Ask 1: Prepare young people for the world of work

Your business can offer vital experience of the workplace as young people explore their options and investigate opportunities.
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31 August 2021

Why sign up to the Young Person’s Guarantee?

As employers, you can build a workforce with the right skills and experience and put young people at the heart of what you do. By joining the Young Person’s Guarantee, you are showing your commitment to young people.
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9 August 2021

An open letter to Scotland’s Young People

While you enjoy the summer and a well-deserved break from your studies we wanted to write to you in our role as Scotland’s business leaders and on behalf of our networks of thousands of Scottish employers. As you receive your official SQA results, we want to reassure you that we recognise and value your qualifications as much as any other year. We congratulate you on everything you’ve overcome and achieved this year, and you have our support, whatever your needs and wherever your ambitions lie.
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6 May 2021

Young Person’s Guarantee

As part of Scotland’s response to COVID-19 economic recovery, Young Person’s Guarantee was launched in November 2020. It aims to give all young people, aged 16-24 in Scotland, the chance to succeed through the opportunity of a job, apprenticeship, education, training or volunteering.
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1 April 2021

Community Job Scotland Event for Third Sector Employers - 22nd April

Grab your lunch and join DYW Moray, SVCO and TSI Moray at their next joint event for third sector businesses...
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29 March 2021

Caring About Your Future

DYW Moray and Hanover Scotland are joining forces to deliver an informal virtual event on Tuesday 27th April 2021 at 4:30pm-5:30pm for parents/guardians/young people and educators... 
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22 March 2021

Mentoring Moray Young People Virtual Event for Employers - Wed, 21st April 9am

Join us, Mentoring Young Talent and Career Ready to find out how your employees can become mentors for our Moray young people...
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2 March 2021

Local Keith businessman revives redundant laptops to help students with their lockdown learning

Local Keith businessman Steven Dunbar, director of Clan Partners, decided to turn a ‘Covid lockdown weekend’ into a family project.
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1 March 2021

2x New FULLY FUNDED Workshops for Moray Employers - ‘Steps to Inspiring Young People with ASN’

DYW Moray are running 2x fully-funded workshops for local employers - ‘Steps to Inspiring Young People with ASN’
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15 February 2021

Focus on apprenticeships at virtual Moray event

THE benefits of apprenticeships are to take centre stage at a free virtual event being held in Moray next month.
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13 February 2021

Cash incentives to hire young at risk of unemployment in Moray

EMPLOYERS are being encouraged to take advantage of an initiative which will help provide employment to over 40 young people.
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8 February 2021

Moray Parents/Guardians & Young People Apprenticeship Event - 4th March 2021, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join us and partners to find out about the apprenticeship family in Moray...
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2 February 2021

DYW Moray Employer Workshops - How To Engage Successfully with Young People Virtually

Fully-funded workshops for local employers on how to engage successfully with young people virtually.
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5 January 2021

Employing and Upskilling Moray Young People

Find out all about the opportunities and funding that are available for employers to upskill and recruit young people in Moray.
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5 January 2021

Let's Talk Careers to Primary School Kids

DYW Moray’s first virtual school events were a big success! Over 2000 primary pupils joined the live broadcasts - ‘Let’s Talk Careers to Primary School Kids’, streaming the two events straight to the classroom.  
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9 November 2020

Exciting Engineering Project for all Young People in Moray

Transport Scotland and Mott MacDonald Sweco are proud partners of 'If You Were An Engineer, What Would You Do?' competition in Moray.
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27 October 2020

#MySkillsMakeMe National Campaign

Find out how you can get involved in our #MySkillsMakeMe campaign...
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2 September 2020

Delivering the Youth Guarantee

Giving every young person the chance to succeed.
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6 August 2020

#DYWUp2U Interactive Virtual Webinars

DYW have an exciting opportunity for the young people of Scotland that we would like you to know about. It is a fantastic opportunity for those young people who are unsure of their next steps and are exploring the different pathways.
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27 July 2020

Results Helpline offering support across Scotland

Thousands of young people can access dedicated support when Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Results Helpline opens on Tuesday 4 August.
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14 July 2020

Action for Children delivers Early Learning and Childcare with Employability Course

In May 2020, during one of the most trying periods in our lifetime, Action for Children’s AB56 Futures Moray Project started a virtual 6-week Early Learning and Childcare with Employability Skills course.
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13 July 2020

#NoWrongPath 2020 National Campaign

Do you want to help inspire and reassure school leavers? If yes... find out how you can get involved in our campaign on exam results day (Tuesday 4th August).
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29 June 2020

Online offer for school leavers 2020

Moray school leavers and parents are encouraged to get involved in a series of online events and activities this summer delivered by Developing the Young Workforce.
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17 April 2020

#DYWChildtoWork Campaign

Moray parents/guardians are being encouraged to get involved in the national #DYWChildtoWork campaign.
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24 February 2020

Events to showcase Moray Apprenticeship Options

TWO events which highlight the value of apprenticeships will be held in Elgin as part of a national campaign.
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21 February 2020

Online links improved to get Moray young people into work

MORAY businesses and students can now benefit from streamlined online links to boost employment chances for young people.
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