Last week we welcomed the news from the Business, fair Work and skills Minister for Scotland, Jamie Hepburn that the Scottish Government is prioritising fairness in the heart of the government’s skills policy. With youth employment in Scotland higher than the UK average it is something we believe Scotland should be proud of, as the nation is proving that providing programmes that offer a sense of self respect, agency and ownership benefits individuals and communities in the long run to deal
What a Friday it was finding out I was the winner of The Scottish Government’s Social Innovation Competition delivered by Firstport and awarded The Young Social innovator award 2018! The competition delivered by Firstport was a Scottish wide competition for people to pitch their social enterprise ideas that involve young people and aim to create social impact. On Friday I had the chance to eat miniature food and talk to a room full of social entrepreneurs from all over the
June is here, the streets are warm and the sun seems to hit Glasgow more often than not. We can officially say that SUMMER IS HERE! An overview of all the projects and fun activities coming up on the next three months. Two residentials, our Summer Camp and a chance to gain employment!
In recent years it has been made clear that many of the youth services offered to young people all over the UK have had to face major financial cuts leaving thousands of young people with nowhere to turn. An estimated £387m is believed to have been cut from youth services and it doesn't look like things are getting any better. Another study found that 603 youth clubs were shut down between the years of 2012 and 2016. This is not something
Here at Achieve More Scotland we are delighted that we can work with young people that use our services to enter long-term employment and gain the skills to achieve in life. In 2016 we received support from the STV Appeal to begin a 2 year journey of employability; since then we have been working with our young people to enter employment, further education and positive destinations across the city. The aim of our employability programme is to work with young people
Open day in the office! If you are looking for a job, come the 21st September and sign up, we will help you to apply for an apprenticeship through Glasgow Guarantee. On the 21st September we are hosting an open day for young people between 16-19 who are seeking employment. If you want to start working, we have access to multiple apprenticeships that might kick-start your career. Right now we are offering one in Essensuals Hairdressing (all details bellow) but there
If you are a young person seeking for an apprenticeship, we might have a job for you. Since January, our Employability Officer has been working hard to establish different job opportunities for our young people. #DreamBig is a programme to find your own path on the professional world, this may not be the kind of jobs you were looking for but If you want to be part of the project and let us help you to find your opportunity, do
As part of our employability programme at A&M Scotland we are running a residential from the 11th to the 13th of August for those currently engaged in our activities that are looking to enter the world of work. We will host a fun weekend at the Lockerbie Manor, a big house located in the south of Scotland to help you to find your own path on employment. During our time together at Lockerbie Manor all participants will undertake fun group activities
Last week we started a series of blog posts where we will talk about our Employability Programme Dream Big! We wanted to start giving some answers to the most common questions we have received and showing the path you would follow If you decide to join in. To know more about this Programme, you can contact us at [email protected] DREAM BIG! Q&A What is Employability? Employability is developing skills that will help you access and achieve Employment, Education and Training. What
Our goal for each participant is that you become the best you can be, that’s why Dream Big is our motto. At A&M Scotland we are passionate about people and passionate about employability. Through the employability programme we will encourage and journey with you as we support you to follow your dreams. We want you to grow your skills, develop yourself professionally and flourish within employment, education or training of your choice. I want you to ask yourself 3 questions.