The DYW D&A team, working in partnership with Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce and both Angus and Dundee City Councils, would like to invite you to take part in our first Meaningful Work Experience Workshop.
The Meaningful Work Experience Workshop will offer you strategies, advice and a best practice toolkit to ensure that when your company takes on a young person for a work experience placement, it is a positive and valuable experience for you, your staff and the young person. Research has shown that 4 quality career interventions (professionals engaging with young people) while in education means a young person is 86% less likely to be NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training.)
This workshop will be run by Bryan Leslie from Abacus Coaching.
Who should attend: This workshop is designed to support individuals who supervise and manage work placements within their organisations or would like to find out how to provide a more meaningful work experience to both the young person and their organisation.
Location: Michelin Training Centre
Date: Monday 25 February Time: 12-4pm
The session will start at 12noon with a light lunch and an opportunity to network before starting at 12.30pm. The workshop will finish at 3.30pm allowing further time for networking at the end of the day.
Course Outline: The format of the workshop includes facilitator-led discussion, group and individual activities, and action planning.
The course content includes: Understand the value and impact of effective work placements Explore what good and bad work experience placements look like - before, during anf after Build a toolkit of best practice for: Health and Safety Setting and managing expectations Feedback and review