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.
Murray Taylor Chartered Certified Accountants has worked in partnership with Montrose Academy to develop a very productive relationship with the Business Education department.
West Dunbartonshire Council aims to develop pupils’ vocational awareness through an Employability Skills Programme.
Support Employment aims to assist people furthest from the employment market to develop the skills and abilities necessary to secure suitable, sustainable employment.
KibbleWorks is an enterprise and employment initiative operated as part of Kibble Education and Care Centre in Paisley, Renfrewshire.
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.
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.
North, South and East Ayrshire Councils and Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce have worked together to deliver a co-ordinated approach to work experience.
GTG Training Ltd is based in Glasgow and provides training and education for a wide range of companies and local authorities.
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.
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.
Oban High School’s S6 Pathways Programme is designed to develop pupils’ skills for life, for learning and for work.
East of Scotland Options is designed to support young people with additional support needs who are in transition to working life.
Pathways to Employment is a programme designed to enhance pupils’ employability by developing their skills for life, learning and work.
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.
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.
The Skills for Work programme in Argyll & Bute is designed to prepare young people for successful transition to employment and adult life.
The Highland Council Skills for Work Programme is designed to enhance pupils’ employability by developing their knowledge of the world of work.