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Better Equality for Apprentices

£500,000 to support opportunities for under-represented groups Better representation for women, minority groups, care leavers and the disabled is at the heart of new investment in Modern Apprenticeships (MAs). The Scottish Government has recently announced that an additional £500,000 will be available to Skills Development Scotland to develop and implement a new action plan for… Read More

Campaign to support research into new treatment for teenage depression

A campaign to raise money to further test and develop a new treatment for teenage depression has been launched by the University of Reading. The Charlie Waller Institute (CWI) Fundraising Appeal aims to attract funding for research into Brief Behavioural Action, which aims to give teenagers the tools to improve their mental health by making… Read More

CELCIS Modern Apprentice

Closing date Sunday 14 June 2015 Description The Modern Apprentice post will be based within the Central Services Hub at CELCIS and will provide clerical and administrative support to our organisation. A minimum of two Standard Grades / National Qualifications, one in English are essential.  An Administration / Computing Standard Grade at 1,2 or 3 or /National… Read More

Star Awards 2015

The annual SQA Star Awards offer a unique way to celebrate the success, triumph, achievement and recognition of the best in education and training. The awards ceremony will take place in November. This year’s categories are for: School Candidate of the Year College Candidate of the Year SQA Champion SQA Scottish Vocational Qualifications Champion Training… Read More

Prince’s Trust Scotland Opens New Centre for Young People

The Prince’s Trust Scotland has opened a brand new youth employment and enterprise hub. Based in the heart of Glasgow, The Prince’s Trust Wolfson Centre will support thousands of young people in the city and surrounding areas to get back into training, to find a job or start a business. The Centre is the first… Read More

Online film highlights dangers of ‘legal highs’ for teenagers

When it comes to so-called legal highs, what choices will you make? In this new Choices for Life video, it’s up to you – you decide. An interactive online film for teenagers which aims to bust the safety myths around so-called “legal highs” has been launched. Children as young as 12 years old have been… Read More

Young Scot – Creative and Digital Media Apprenticeships: LIVE

Ever fancied a career in digital media but don’t know where to start? Check out Young Scot’s livestream for some advice and inspiration. On Wednesday 20th May from 2.15pm – 2.45pm, Young Scot will be hosting Creative and Digital Media Apprenticeships: LIVE – a live broadcast for young people to promote and showcase Creative and Digital… Read More

Young people’s ‘Champions Boards’ to benefit from £2.3m in funding

New funding announced by The Life Changes Trust will ‘revolutionise’ how care experienced young people participate in local decision making processes, according to a recent Herald article. Speaking on the impact of the £2.3m grant, The Life Changes Trust said the grant will help bring care experienced young people close to decision makers to help… Read More

National Children’s Day – 17 May 2015

Sunday 17th May 2015 will be National Children’s Day UK: a day to celebrate children’s rights! This year, celebrations will focus on the importance of play and playfulness to the health and wellbeing of both children and adults.

Young Scot – new website launched

Young Scot have launched their new website. As well as the Young Scot card, t hey have a whole bunch of awesome information, opportunities and incentives for 11 – 26 year olds in Scotland.

Choices for Life

‘Choices for Life’ is a Police Scotland initiative aimed at raising awareness amongst young people aged 11-18, about the dangers of smoking, alcohol and drugs as well as online safety and advice on how to deal with negative peer pressure.  

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