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Making Circles Online - Free Circular Economy Design Resource for School or Home Learning

Target audience - Educators, Parents, carers and guardians, Primary School Pupil, Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old)
Making Circles Online is now Live!

Address the climate emergency and design out waste through this creative learning experience. Our step by step films help learners design out waste and create badges, bags and more with our professional makers. A selection of the best work will appear in our online display in partnership with National Museums Scotland.

  • FREE resource and easy login
  • Designed for P4-S3 for school or home learning
  • Create badges, bags and more using circular design with our professional makers
  • Submit designs for a chance to appear in our Online Display in partnership with National Museums Scotland in September 2021
  • Understand how the Circular Economy can mitigate the effects of climate change and what role we can all play in designing out waste
  • Develop skills for employability, creativity, design & making, global citizenship and critical thinking
You can sign up for Making Circles online via our website HERE.
Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Religious and moral education, Social studies, Technologies
1 presentation

St James Quarter Recruitment Event

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

Find out about the new job opportunities at St James Quarter from Skills Development Scotland, FUSE and DYW.

St James Quarter is the new shopping centre set to open this year and includes some top high street retailers such as H&M, Zara, Next and JD Sports , as well as designer stores such as Calvin Klein.

During this event you will :

  • Find out more information about St James Quarter and the new job opportunties
  • Hear from the recruitment lead for the new Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger stores at St James Quarter
  • Get advice on creating a good CV for retail , focusing on how to get your skills and personality across
  • Find out how FUSE and SDS can help you
  • Opportunity for Q & A at the end

This event will take place on March the 25th 2pm -3pm on Microsoft TEAMS and is open to all ages.

The Event will be hosted through Microsoft teams and it is necessary to download the Microsoft Teams app before the event.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

Technologies, Other
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert: Fife Fabrication Ltd, Engineering Services

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Fife Fabrications Ltd is one of the UK's foremost advanced manufacturers of precision sheet-metalwork, electro-mechanical assemblies and precision machined components. John Penman is Managing Director of Fife Fabrications Ltd and he leads a great team at FiFab in the delivery of the company's objectives, service, quality and people development. A fellow of the Institute of Sales Management and with over 30 years at FiFab, he is passionate about the development of the young workforce. John was a non-executive director of Business Gateway Fife from 2009 to 2017 and chaired the BGF Board from 2010 to 2017. He is a member of the Executive Committee for Scottish Engineering and a board member of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Fife. John was born in and still lives in Fife with his family. He enjoys watching football. John started his career as an apprentice and gone on to become a Managing Director and majority shareholder in the company.
Mathematics, Sciences, Technologies
1 presentation

Virtual Meet The Expert - Orbex - Space industries

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Discover opportunities in the exciting new Space Sector in Scotland. Meet experts Catriona Francis and Alistair Mitchell form Orbex! Experts in launching small satellites into orbit from Scotland Catriona Francis, Chief of Staff , will tell us how sending a rocket to space involves a big team of people inside and outside the company. Catriona works with people across the company, government and industry and to make sure the team works smoothly together. Alistair Mitchell, Rocket Engineering Intern, works as part of the UK Space Agency SPINtern programme that supports young people entering the Space sector. As an Intern he gets to work in lots of different departments from hands on rocket production in the factory, to complex computer design in our lab. Some interesting facts: 1.No rocket has ever been built and launched into orbit from Scotland before 2.Orbex Prime runs on bio-propane - the same fuel you use for barbecues 3.You don't have to be a Rocket Scientist to work at a rocket company!
Mathematics, Sciences, Technologies
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert: Investment 20/20, Aberdeen Standard Investments and Franklin Templeton

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Banking is a global industry and with a number of different job roles this industry could offer you exciting opportunities both here in the UK and abroad. Our experts Katie and James will give us an insight into their roles and talk about some of the highlights: 1. Whether you are interested in a specific job role within finance or the opportunity to progress then why not find out what our experts have to say 2. Jenny and our experts will be able to give you more of an insight into opportunities available within their sector 3. Whether you are interested in finding out about finance and its connections to climate change, modern slavery and much more Join us to find out about the finance sector from an expert in the field!
Mathematics, Other
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert - NHS - Healthcare Support Worker

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
The NHS can be a brilliant place to start or progress your career and being a healthcare support worker can give you the opportunity to learn new skills and work in a multidisciplinary team. There are different routes into this and it can be a gateway into different roles within the healthcare sector, that you will get to see first hand on the job! Being a healthcare support worker is a rewarding job and these roles are needed in all aspects of the hospital. They are an incredibly important part of the nursing team and if you want it to be, this can be a job for life. It is a fantastic way to learn from others and learn about different experiences throughout life. If you love working with people and like to be social then this is most definitely the job for you. Join this session to hear directly from our experts!

Johanna Goldie and Michael Wilson will both be joining us for this session to talk about their own experiences in this post and answer any questions you may have!

Health and wellbeing, Sciences
1 presentation