The Career Review in action
Published earlier this year, the independent career review made a series of powerful recommendations that are shaping the future of Scotland’s career services.
Now being taken forward into implementation planning, the review will report to Ministers later this year with further detail on how these services should be delivered.
The career review in action
This series of short films is designed to showcase some of the principles of the career review in action, with examples showing the benefits of joined up community services and the importance of responding to the needs of the local labour market.
Joined up services supporting young people
Joined up services in East Ayrshire have helped youth worker Mark Keeley turn his life around and find a creative, positive career helping future generations of young people in his community.
Responding to the needs of the tourism sector in Inverness
Like many communities across the country, the economy of Inverness and surrounding areas is heavily dependent on a thriving tourism and hospitality industry. This short film showcases how career services in in Inverness responded to the needs of the local labour market ahead of the critical summer trading period.
Outlining an approach to experiential career learning
Carol Lee is a flexible learning teacher who wanted to help shape the Career Review’s work around experiential career learning. Carol shares her thoughts on why it’s important that the world of work is embedded within the curriculum and her aspirations for embedding changemaking in her school.
Co-designing the Career Development Model
Brendan Toal is a DYW Coordinator and teacher. Brendan joined practitioners from across the ecosystem to co-design the Career Development Model. Brendan talks about the changemaking approach and shares his aspirations for the adoption of the model to support people of all ages.
The importance of lived experience
Oliver Stan is one of hundreds of young people who gave up their time to support the work of the Career Review. Oliver shares his thoughts on the co-design process and his thoughts on why we need to continue listening to the lived experience of those entitled to services.
Understanding young people
Ezra Maguire was part of a team gathering insight into young people’s behaviours, attitudes and aspirations for career services. Ezra worked with changemakers from other organisations to ensure that services respond to the needs of those entitled to them.