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Celebration Event

Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Borders is proud to announce the introduction of its latest group of ambassadors, consisting of S6 pupils from all nine high schools across the Scottish Borders. The occasion took place during the DYW Borders Celebration Event on June 18th, at the Scottish

Pupils Explore the Future of Energy Efficiency

Eight pupils from Galashiels Academy recently had an inspiring visit to the Net Zero House at The Energy Training Academy in Dalkeith, gaining insight into the work required for existing and new buildings to reach net zero. Organised by DYW Borders and the Borders Construction Forum,

Apprenticeship Week 2024

Online Regional Awareness for Parents and Carers DYW Borders partners and local businesses came together to raise awareness of Scottish Apprenticeships.  The target audience was parents and carers. 68 parents/carers registered and 57 attended the session, from across the regions secondary schools. We welcomed discussions

BBC Media Workshop

Digital Media Skills Workshop with BBC Scotland. This Industry Workshop linked with employer engagement and local partnerships to provide 12, S2 young people from Hawick High School with an interest in English, Media and Creative Industries to participate in a 2 day workshop with BBC

New Leadership Team Announced

Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Borders is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair and Vice Chair, marking a significant milestone in the programme’s ongoing mission to bridge the gap between education and the world of work for young people across the Scottish

New DYW Programme Officer

We have a new Programme Officer in the regional team, Nicola Shaw, who will help deliver activities and DYW priorities across the region. She has been a highly valued DYW Schools Coordinator at Galashiels Academy and Jedburgh Grammar Campus, which gives her great insight when

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