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March 2019

Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening – Oban

March 8, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Scottish Sea Farms Conference Room, South Shian, Benderloch, Argyll & Bute, PA37 1SB, South Shian, Benderloch
Oban, Argyll and Bute PA34 1SB
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Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) regional groups are working together to arrange a series of events aimed at parents and carers, as key influencers of young people, to show them the benefits of apprenticeships and worked-based learning opportunities. Developed with Skills Development Scotland, Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening will see all 21 DYW regional groups partner with local employers to showcase apprenticeship and other career opportunities through local events across the country. In Oban, this will take place at Scottish Sea…

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November 2019

Dunoon Grammar School – Pathways 2019

November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dunoon Grammar School are hosting a pathways event on Wednesday, 13/11/2109, with presentations, representatives from colleges, unis and employers.  Free childcare available! Childcare booking and a program for the evening can be found on Eventbrite

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Islay Employability Week

November 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Islay High School

The annual employability week, in and around Islay High School, will run a bit longer this year, with the pupils benefitting from almost 3 weeks worth of workplace visits and workshops. Focusing on young people's opportunities for the future, a series of workshops, presentations and information sessions will  surround the main Career's Fayre being held at the school on Wednesday, 20/11/2019. If your business or organisation would like to get involved, then please get in touch!  

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January 2020

Scotland’s Biggest Parents Evening 2020 – Dunoon

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Queen’s Hall – Dunoon, Argyll Street
Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7HH United Kingdom
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Scotland's Biggest Parents' Evening is coming to the Queen's Hall, Dunoon.  Focusing on Health and Social Care/Third Sector organisations, this event will showcase career pathways available locally and further afield. We will also have colleagues involved in local voluntary organisations on hand to explain their roles and how volunteering can boost morale, meta-skills, your social life and future employability. Barriers and disablities should not hinder Our Young People, so we have invited a number of organisations that support them too.…

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Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening 2020 – Bute

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bank of Ideas, 17 High Street
Rothesay, PA20 9AS
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An evening for employers, parents, carers and our young people to socialise and find some inspiration. We have invited a number of employers on Bute to come along and answer questions about their industries.  Find out from those that know what pathways are available and how to get our young people on Bute to thrive in the world of work. There will also be the opportunity to speak to Argyll College UHI and explanations of the different qualifications out there…

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Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening 2020 – Oban

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Corran Halls Oban, 54 Corran Esplanade
Oban, Argyll and Bute PA34 5AB United Kingdom
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Scotland's Biggest Parents' Evening 2020 - Oban will be at the Corran Halls from 4pm - 7pm on Thursday 30/01/20. An opportunity for Parents and Their Young People to come along, meet employers, have a chat about Jobs for the Future then go away feeling inspired!  

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Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening 2020 – Campbeltown

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Campbeltown Town Hall, 54 Main Street
Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute PA28 6AB United Kingdom
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Scotland's Biggest Parents' Evening is coming to Campbeltown! We will be holding a drop-in session at Campbeltown Town Hall on Thursday 30th January 2020. Local employers looking to recruit for the future will be on hand to discuss pathways with Parents and Young People. Pop in and see what #JobsForTheFuture will be on show in your local area.

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February 2020

Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Evening 2020 – Hermitage Academy

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hermitage Academy, Cardross Rd G84 7LA
Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute G84 7LA United Kingdom
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Hermitage Academy are holding their annual Careers and Pathways Event as part of scotland's Biggest Parents Evening 2020 this year.  DYW Argyll are proud to be promoting this event on their behalf. All year groups and their parents/carers are cordially invited to attend.  Meet with employers, colleges, universities and other agencies involved in furthering our young people's career goals and future destinations.  There will also be breakout sessions on applying to college/university and for course funding.

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Fire Starter Festival 2020 – Comedy and Confidence!

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Argyll Hotel, Argyll Street
Dunoon, Argyll and Bute PA23 7NE United Kingdom
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As part of the Fire Starter Festival 2020, where disruptive approaches are explored in public sector working, DYW Argyll are giving you the chance to see, award winning comedian, Anna Devitt and her Comedy and Confidence programme in action. Comedy and Confidence is a registered charity that works with some of the young people most 'at risk' of failing to reach a positive destination or in danger of falling through the gaps. Anna will showcase her SQA accredited courses which…

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Fire Starter Festival 2020 – Comedy and Confidence!

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Columba Hotel, North Pier
Oban, Argyll and Bute PA34 5QD United Kingdom
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As part of the Fire Starter Festival 2020, this is the second of two workshops DYW Argyll are presenting with Anna Devitt on the merits of using alternative and disruptive approaches to improving young people's prospects. Anna Devitt embarked on challenging and changing the way we educate young people. Anna built Comedy & Confidence ® Training Program which was accredited under SCQF Levels 3,4,5,6 and is a custom built SQA Award. 'Comedy & Confidence is a registered charity based in…

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