Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A summary of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) resources

What is this?

​​​​​​​​​This section provides a summary of key information, resources, exemplification and links shared via Education Scotland’s website so far.

Who is this for?

​The following DYW materials aim to support professional learning and development work.

How to use these learning and assessment resources to improve practice

The content of this section will allow teachers and practitioners to access key information, resources and policies in order to support professional development and the implementation of DYW objectives. It also provides inspiration and connections around interesting practice currently emerging across Scotland in this area.

This section aims to generate discussion around a number of reflective questions including:

  • Through the learning experiences and opportunities I create, how am I helping young people develop skills which prepare them for their future career pathways and the world of work?
  • What could I do more of, less of, or differently?
  • How can partnership working with other practitioners, parents, employers and the wider community be developed further to better prepare young people for the world of work?
  • What opportunities are there for co-designing and implementing learning experiences about the world of work?

Explore these resources

Since the implementation of Scotland’s Youth Employment Strategy in response to the recommendations put forward by the Commission for Developing the Young Workforce in September 2014 Education Scotland has publish a number of key documents and related resources to support practitioners in realising the ambitions around DYW. Here is an overview which aims to help navigation and access:

Key documents:

Review and reports:

Workshops and resources:

Communications and networks

Career education and guidance 3-18

Resources

Practice exemplars

Early Years

Primary

Secondary

Work placement and work-related learning

Coming soon

Partnership working

Resources

Practice exemplars

Secondary

Self-evaluation

Curriculum design

Resources

Practice exemplars

Secondary

Equalities

Resources

Practice exemplars

Primary

Secondary

Skills development and frameworks

Resources

Practice exemplars

Secondary