Developing the Young Workforce -
Lanarkshire & East Dunbartonshire
Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) is Scotland’s Youth Employment Strategy, which is a seven year national programme with the primary aim of reducing youth unemployment by 40% by 2021. There are 21 Regional DYW Groups across Scotland which are industry led to enable young people, at all levels of education, understand the expectations of employers and ensure employers are effectively engaged with schools.
The DYW Regional Group for Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire (DYW LED) was established in October 2017. Our aim is to create a culture of real partnership working between employers and education, facilitating employers to view themselves as co-investors/co-designers of the school curriculum delivering the qualifications and skills which industry requires.
Ultimately DYW enables young people to make the best transition from a broad general education under CfE into a comprehensive range of opportunities for vocational, further education and training.