A range of professional development opportunities are available for DYW Coordinators to book onto, including professional learning delivered by the SDS Education Team, and National DYW Coordinators' Conversations facilitated by Education Scotland.
SDS EDUCATION TEAM - PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
SDS have an online suite of learning resources that DYW Regional Groups and School Coordinators can register to access. The topics covered are:
1. An introduction to Career Education
2. Introduction to Meta Skills
3. Embedding Skills
4. Labour Market Information
5. Embedding Career Management Skills
6. Scottish Apprenticeships
NATIONAL DYW COORDINATORS' CONVERSATION
What is this?
This is a series of virtual meetings for all DYW Coordinators across the country to collaborate. Organised and chaired by Education Scotland, the meetings are entirely voluntary and complement the formal DYW Coordinators’ meetings taking place at a local or regional basis.
What is the overarching purpose of the meetings?
This collaboration will facilitate a national dialogue which aims to reassure and support you in your day-today practice, contributing to a more consistent delivery of DYW priorities.
What are the objectives of the collaboration?
The meetings provide you with an informal opportunity to:
When will the meetings take place?
The meetings will take place monthly either Thursdays , 4.00 – 4.45 pm or Friday, 12 noon – 1.00pm, alternating each month.
We have set up an MS Teams group to support the sharing of resources and extend the communication between beyond the monthly meetings.