Developing the Young Workforce is Scotland’s youth employment strategy to better prepare young people for the world of work. 21 Regional Groups have been set up across Scotland to connect employers with education.
DYW North Highland plays a key role in delivery of the Young Person’s Guarantee, ensuring young people develop the skills and
knowledge to understand and succeed in the world of work. Since 2015 DYW North Highland has played a significant role in ensuring young people have a work relevant education experience. The initiative is available to all young people in education aged 24 and under. Working in partnership with employers to inspire confidence, enable relevant employability skills and support access to workplace opportunities to develop lifelong career skills.
There are four dedicated DYW School Coordinators in place across the six high schools in the region. DYW North Highland is led by Caithness Chamber of Commerce.