Work experience case studies

In this section you will find information on a range of work experience projects that have been developed in Scotland. Each case study tells you the aims of the project, how it was implemented and the impact it has had on learners.

Partnership between Montrose Academy and Murray Taylor Chartered Certified Accountants

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Murray Taylor Chartered Certified Accountants has worked in partnership with Montrose Academy to develop a very productive relationship with the Business Education department.

Employability Skills Programme - West Dunbartonshire Council

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West Dunbartonshire Council aims to develop pupils’ vocational awareness through an Employability Skills Programme.

Support Employment Programme, Perth & Kinross Council

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Support Employment aims to assist people furthest from the employment market to develop the skills and abilities necessary to secure suitable, sustainable employment.

KibbleWorks

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KibbleWorks is an enterprise and employment initiative operated as part of Kibble Education and Care Centre in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

On2FEET Programme – Webster’s High School and Angus Council

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On2FEET (On to Future Employment, Education or Training) is an Angus Council programme to support young people in developing skills for learning, life and work.

Montrose Schools and GlaxoSmithKline - Angus Council Work Experience with Links to Employment

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The aim of the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)/Montrose schools partnership is to help pupils of all ages and backgrounds to see the links between their learning in school and the realities of the world of work.

Co-ordinated Approach to Delivering Work Experience and Employer Engagement

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North, South and East Ayrshire Councils and Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce have worked together to deliver a co-ordinated approach to work experience.

Employer Training Programme, GTG Training Ltd and Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd

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GTG Training Ltd is based in Glasgow and provides training and education for a wide range of companies and local authorities.

Future Work Programme - Glasgow City Council

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Glasgow City Council’s Future Work Programme aims to enable pupils with additional support needs to undertake work experience and develop workplace, employability and personal skills.

Devolved leadership in the World of Work programme

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The Devolved Leadership in the World of Work programme at St Maurice’s High School, North Lanarkshire, aims to enhance pupils’ employability through the development of skills for life and for work.

S6 Pathways Programme - Oban High School and Argyll & Bute Council

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Oban High School’s S6 Pathways Programme is designed to develop pupils’ skills for life, for learning and for work.

East of Scotland Options – ENABLE Scotland and Angus Council

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East of Scotland Options is designed to support young people with additional support needs who are in transition to working life.

Pathways to Employment, Auchinleck Academy, East Ayrshire Council

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Pathways to Employment is a programme designed to enhance pupils’ employability by developing their skills for life, learning and work.

Parental Involvement in the World of Work Programme, St Maurice’s High School, North Lanarkshire

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The World of Work programme in St Maurice’s High School aims to enhance pupils’ employability through the development of skills for life and for work.

Logistics Project, Bathgate Academy, West Lothian Council

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The Logistics Project at Bathgate Academy aims to provide pupils with skills, knowledge and qualifications which will enhance their employability in this sector of the economy.

Outcome Focus - Skills for Work, Argyll & Bute Council

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The Skills for Work programme in Argyll & Bute is designed to prepare young people for successful transition to employment and adult life.

SQA Qualifications Linkage – Highland Council Skills for Work Programme

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The Highland Council Skills for Work Programme is designed to enhance pupils’ employability by developing their knowledge of the world of work.