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Key data from East Dunbartonshire

In the last 12 months to the 30th of September 2019 we supported 5 employers and 50 individuals dealing with redundancy.

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As of 27th of September 2019 there were 628 Modern Apprentices in training.

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From 1st April 2019 to 27th September 2019 we supported 264 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

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The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Dunbartonshire is 77%.

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From 1st June 2019 to 31st August 2019 we delivered 1,208 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 957 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019, 1,850 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019 we funded 64 Employability Fund starts.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019 we delivered 931 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 437 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,974 16-19 year olds in East Dunbartonshire 96.5% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

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Supporting business in East Dunbartonshire

We help local employers in East Dunbartonshire make sure they have the right skills now and in the future by providing support and advice on skills, talent development and funding.

In the last 12 months we supported five companies and 50 individuals dealing with redundancy.

Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser Neil Cunningham or visit Our Skillsforce.

Supporting partners in East Dunbartonshire

We work closely with schools across East Dunbartonshire, supporting the My World of Work aspects of the School Partnership Agreements. Your local Partner Development and Integration Executive can help with:

  • Delivery of the successful My World of Work School Ambassador programme
  • Raising awareness and building capacity amongst teachers to use all the online resources available, including the recently developed Lesson Inserts
  • Developing new Lesson Inserts. A simple way to link the curriculum with careers

We’ve also organised update and awareness sessions amongst other local partner organisations to embed My World of Work into their own services. This has included working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to ensure that My World of Work is placed firmly at the heart of their organisation.

Contact your local Partner Development and Integration Executive Keith Falconer or visit the partner area of My World of Work.

Our performance in East Dunbartonshire.

Our latest briefing provides a snapshot of the work we do for individuals and businesses in East Dunbartonshire.

Find out more

SDS Support: Shannon's story

East Dunbartonshire teen Shannon has got her future career on the right track after support from Skills Development Scotland’s Next Steps programme helped her to gain an engineering Modern Apprenticeship with ScotRail.

Read Shannon's story

Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, West Region

Sharon Kelly

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Laura McCormack

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Tony Michella

Partner Development & Integration

Keith Falconer