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Developing Skills for Future Success - Teacher CPD

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Join the Scotland’s Enterprising Schools, Developing the Young Workforce and National Museums Scotland to explore opportunities to enhance the curriculum and prepare young people for their future.

During this virtual twilight session we will explore career education in focus: where we are currently, what help is out there, share good practice with colleagues across the region and be inspired! During this interactive session we’ll cover;

  • Using enterprise to develop skills for the future
  • Developing partnerships to bring the curriculum to life
  • Integrating DYW into classroom learning
  • Hear about Careers Education at the National Museums Scotland

This session is open to teachers in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, Fife, West Lothian and Borders and will be delivered virtually over Zoom.

To book your place, please register below
English, Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious and moral education, Sciences, Social studies, Technologies, Other
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert: Wasteswitch, Circular Economy & Recycling

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Waste Switch is a waste management consultancy, helping businesses in Scotland meet ambitious waste reduction targets, set by Scottish Government, through recycling, reuse, and waste reduction. Steven, a Director at Waste Switch, has a passion for achieving a sustainable circular economy and protecting the environment and a determination to provide learning and development pathways to allow the next generation. Steven will give us insights into his role and talk about some of the highlights: 1) Exciting, well paid employment. 2) Opportunity for progression. 3) Saving the planet… one day at a time.
Other
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert: Zero Waste Scotland, Circular Economy

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Zero Waste Scotland is a not-for-profit environmental organisation that uses evidence to motivate individuals and businesses in Scotland to embrace the benefits of a circular economy (reducing waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems). Join us with our expert Iain, who has loads of experience in sustainable resource management - he's a member of Scottish Government Groups: Economy and Environment Leaders Group, the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme and the Expert Panel on Environmental Charges. Iain was voted the ‘most influential person in the UK waste and resource efficiency sector’ in 2014 by Resource Magazine. Iain will give us insights into his role and talk about some of the highlights: 1) Zero Waste Scotland and the lead role it takes in enabling a transition to a circular economy in Scotland and how young people are a crucial part of this 2) Future work and jobs in circular economy – can you work in insect farming in Scotland? 3) Skills required for new jobs that a circular economy will create.
Other
1 presentation

Virtual Meet the Expert: Booth Welsh, Engineering Services

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Booth Welsh employ a lot of different types of engineers who all work together on a wide range of projects across the world, including the large-scale production of lots of different products including chocolate, shampoo, petrol, energy to power homes, medicine, plastic- the list goes on! Some of their engineers have visited places like Brazil, Singapore, Australia and even Kazakhstan as part of their job! Join experts Bethany and Matthew to hear about what they do and what it's like working for an innovative company - they are currently piloting the use of Augmented Reality on some of their client sites as a method of interacting with the process plant as it operates. Bethany studied Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and in her 5th year, she worked and lived in Valencia, Spain. During her time at Booth Welsh she has worked on projects for a Pharmaceutical Facility, Vitamin C plant and a distillery. Matthew also studied Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. Throughout University, Matthew gained relevant industrial experience at Booth Welsh & Tennent’s Caledonian Brewery.
Mathematics, Sciences, Technologies
1 presentation

Outdoor and Rural Careers

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
In light of the continuing restrictions and career events being unable to take place, Lantra Scotland are offering an online service to ensure young people and career influencers can continue to access information about STEM careers in the land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation industries. Whether it be via virtual meeting, email or by phone, anyone can register for a one to one discussion or bespoke package of information to be sent electronically to them - just fill out the form via the link below and we will be in touch to arrange.
Sciences, Technologies, Other
1 presentation

Developing Scotland's Young Workforce through Languages - A Toolkit

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Visit our website to access SCILT's updated guide for schools that want to engage with business and raise the profile of languages. The revised guide includes: • advice on running a languages promotional event • suggestions for projects to build a partnership with a local business • ideas to help you find a suitable business in your local area The guide supports our series of six promotional videos. In these videos, learners can hear directly from a range of employers about the value of languages in the workplace.
Languages
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