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Friday, 16th November 2018, 9:00am4:00pm

Category: Conference

In line with Scottish Government DYW Recommendation 14, this key conference will demonstrate innovative approaches to building the bridge between employers and all sectors of education.

Event Details

Summary

In line with Scottish Government DYW Recommendation 14, this key conference will demonstrate innovative approaches to building the bridge between employers and all sectors of education. We will:

(1) highlight to delegates the role of languages in the creation of an outward-looking labour market, based on current effective partnerships; and

(2) present employability resources developed by an international group of careers advisers. You will also hear from industry experts in the service and STEM industries respectively.

Who should attend

u2022 Staff with responsibility for careers information, advice and guidance in colleges, universities and schools
u2022 Language Lecturers
u2022 DYW Officers in schools,
u2022 DYW representatives from local authorities

Aims

u2022 Highlight the role of languages as an employability toolu2022 Demonstrate the role of languages as a means of increasing Scotland's international profileu2022 Present a toolkit for use by DYW officers and careers advisers for linking languages and businessu2022 Present a resource developed by an international consortium for careers advisers to use for workshops with language graduates or young people considering studying languages at college or university

Venue Details

The Music Box (Edinburgh College)

The Music Box (Edinburgh College) Sighthill Campus Bankhead Ave Edinburgh EH11 4DE