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Youth Guarantee – No-one Left Behind: initial report

The report sets out recommendations and actions on how a youth guarantee can be taken forward. It outlines challenges and what actions can be taken.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/youth-guarantee-no-one-left-behind-initial-report/

Employment, unemployment and inactivity for young people

Statistics from the Annual Population Survey.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/employment-unemployment-and-inactivity-for-young-people-16-24-years-scotland-and-uk—april-2019-to-march-2020/

Youth unemployment in Scotland

Rates are falling, with a commitment to do more.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/youth-unemployment-in-scotland-excluding-those-in-full-time-education-2019/

Work placements and work related learning

This Education Scotland DYW resource illustrates the progress required to meet the recommendations for the Work Placements Standard.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/a-summary-of-developing-the-young-workforce-dyw-resources

Bridging the gap between education and the world of work

Founders4Schools is an award winning charity that connects educators with a network of inspirational business leaders to improve the employment chances of young people.
https://dywscot.founders4schools.org.uk/

Developing the Young Workforce: Embedding equality in resources for learning

Guiding principles for developing and selecting resources that promote equality and diversity.
https://education.gov.scot/equalitiesguidingprinciples.pdf

School leaver statistics

The number and percentage of school leavers for each of the past five years, broken down by secondary school, and their ‘leaver destinations’.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/foi-201900010285/

The 16+ ESOL Routes to Learning handbook

The Programme is a specialist education programme for separated children between the ages of 16-19.
https://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ESOL_Routes_to_Learning_guide_2019.pdf

Implementing Developing the Young Workforce programme in North East Scotland

Local employers are taking the lead in developing and strengthening relationships between education and the business community.
https://dywich.co.uk/images/dyw-report-2018-19.pdf

DYW at Lochend Community High School

The school opens up opportunities regardless of ability or background, with a strong focus on Developing the Young Workforce across the whole school and through their links with colleges, universities, employers, local business and other organisations.
https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/eslb/2020/04/15/lochend-community-high-school-developing-the-young-workforce/