The spotlight is on... Investors in Young People Accolade - Sarah Griffiths - 21 August 2015

Where did it all begin for the DYW Programme Director? - Michael Cross, Programme Director for Developing the Young Workforce - Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy - blog post - 29 July 2015

Tackling inequality and delivering economic growth in Scotland - 'Employability in Scotland' - 30 July 2015

Wednesday 09 December 2015, Central Edinburgh - Scotland Policy Conference - 'Developing the Young Workforce' - next steps for skills development and apprenticeships in Scotland

Sessions include the development of college partnerships; plans to reduce gender imbalance and stereotyping within education and employment.

Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce

The Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce was established by the Scottish Government in January 2013. Chaired by Sir Ian Wood, the Commission is independent of Government and was tasked with bringing forward a range of recommendations designed to improve young people's transition into employment.

The Commission's Final Report was published on 3 June 2014.

The Commission published its Interim Report on 5 September 2013.

pdf Colleges Scotland Response to the Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce's publication - 05 September 2013 (21 KB)

Scottish Government published response to the Refresh of the Youth Employment Strategy - 20 May 2015

Developing Scotland's Young People - Scottish Government news - 8 December 2014

Seven year plan for youth employment - Scottish Government news - 15 December 2014

Developing the Young Workforce: pdf Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy (664 KB) (PDF) - 15 December 2014

graphic of cover Modern-Apprenticeships-Booklet-A5graphic of cover of School-College-Partnerships--A5Publications from Colleges Scotland (November 2014) supporting this topic:

pdf Modern Apprenticeships in Scotland (1.64 MB)

pdf School College Partnerships (1.17 MB)