RSABI has launched a new programme to encourage young people to get involved with the organisation’s board.
The charity, which supports people in Scottish agriculture, is now accepting applications from people aged 18 to 30 for its Trainee Trustee programme.
Employers across Scotland continue to sign up to the Young Person’s Guarantee – increasing opportunities for every 16-24 year old in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
ScotRail, ScottishPower, Scottish Water, Morgan Stanley, BAE Systems and Social Security Scotland are among the latest employers to make the pledge, which asks employers to commit to:
The winners of Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS (Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills) were announced on Thursday 4th March at a special virtual ceremony.
Young people aged 18-35 in Scotland are invited to take part in a free 48 hour virtual ‘hackathon’, alongside peers from other parts of the North Atlantic region.
The event, ‘Think Rural, Think Digital, Think Ahead!’ will be, held over 19-21 March. It will engage young people from across Scotland, Coastal Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Maine and Ontario to develop joint solutions to shared challenges.
A select group of Scotland’s top trainees and rural learners have been named as finalists for Lantra Scotland’s 19th Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (the ALBAS). The winners will be announced at a special virtual ceremony taking place on Thursday 4th March 2021.
Funding to help more vulnerable young people across Scotland into work has been announced by Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop.
Part of the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee, the £986,702 investment will provide specialist pre-employment support for an additional 1,300 16 and 17-year-olds.
Two existing programmes delivered in partnership with the third sector - Our Future Now and Discovering Your Potential – will provide the support.
New network set up to give platform for young people across Scotland’s islands.
Children and young people from all 96 of Scotland’s inhabited islands will be able to have their say and make their voice heard on issues in their communities through the setting up of a new forum.