News and Insights

News and Insights

News and Insights

Read our latest news, insights and case studies, or find events, local apprenticeships and job opportunities.

Made in Fife is back for 2022

Made in Fife is back for 2022 Following the success of the first Made in Fife campaign last year, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Fife are once again on the lookout for volunteers and nominations ... Read More


Visit Scotland and SDS: Pathways into Tourism

We sat down with DYW Board Member and Senior Tourism Insight Manager at Visit Scotland, Chris Greenwood, and Lawrence Durden, Tourism Industry Manager at Skills Development Scotland, to discuss careers for young people in the tourism sector and why this is important for the future of Fife.


Case Study: Woodmill High School

Case Study: Woodmill High School Despite having had more setbacks than most schools in a disruptive time for education across the UK, Woodmill High School has maintained its commitment to supporting its young people ... Read More


Case Study: In The Footsteps of Kings

DYW Fife aims to promote programmes and projects that produce beneficial outcomes such as enhanced employability through skills development for young people and school leavers and businesses can tap into a wider range of recruitment ... Read More


Case Study: Levenmouth Academy

As with many other secondary schools in Fife, Levenmouth Academy has developed a robust network of local businesses, partners and other agencies throughout its engagement with the Developing the Young Workforce programme in Fife. ... Read More


DYW Live 2021

Location: Online Dates: Jan - March 2021 Welcome to DYW Live. e-Sgoil and Education Scotland have teamed up to work with a wide range of national partner organisations to create an exciting virtual learning ... Read More


Amey Inspire

Amey Inspire: Chat and Learn (Age group 14-18) Looking for ideas and opportunities to help kickstart your career? Amey want to help inspire the next generation of young people. Their ‘Chat and Learn’ gives ... Read More


Techfest 2020

Location: Online Dates: 5 - 25 November TechFest is an innovative charity which consistently provides quality STEM events and with over 35 years experience in promoting STEM subjects... and is delighted to bring you ... Read More


DYW: A job for everybody

#Ajobforeverybody From Monday 16th November 2020 we are very excited to officially launch DYW's #ajobforeverybody campaign! Aimed at employers, parents and young people, #ajobforeverybody intends to promote, illustrate and celebrate diversity and inclusion in ... Read More


Case Study: Balwearie High School

Through Developing the Young Workforce (Fife) and partnerships with local businesses, colleges and bodies, the team at Balwearie High School (BHS) coordinates and facilitates positive career destinations and contextualised learning opportunities to support pupils ... Read More



4 pupils, £4.00 and 4 weeks 4toFortune is a programme which is delivered by Fife Council's Economic Development team for school pupils of all ages and has been designed to allow it to be ... Read More


Delivering the Youth Guarantee

The Youth Guarantee: Giving every young person the chance to succeed. The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Fiona Hyslop MSP, has announced further details on how the Youth Guarantee will give young people the ... Read More


The new Pathways web app

The New Pathways Web App allows students and school leavers to look up education options in one place. A new Web App that allows students and school leavers to look up further and higher ... Read More


DYW End-of-Day Blether Events

Location: Online Date: Multiple Dates and topics available Title: DYW End of Day Blethers Education Scotland are holding a series of themed blethers (available to book on the EventBrite website), which aim to create ... Read More


DYW Keyworker Campaign: Barry Smith

Graduate Mechanical Engineer and key worker, Barry Smith, is part of the Liquid Gas Equipment (LGE) mechanical team at Babcock’s Rosyth site. Originally from Crieff, the 33-year-old’s initial career was in the construction industry ... Read More


DYW Keyworker Campaign: Gordon Reid

Gordon Reid is the Business Development Manager at Re-Employ Fife. Based in Lochgelly, Re-Employ focus on providing employment opportunities to unemployed disabled people. This inclusive approach by Gordon and his team offers support while ... Read More


Helping businesses reap rewards

Developing Young Workforce (DYW) is an employer led, regional group (as part of a national initiative and the Scottish Government’s Youth Employment strategy), set up to connect local employers with schools and young people. ... Read More


Case Study: Glenwood High School

Glenwood High School in Fife has developed a strong network of local businesses, partners and bodies throughout its engagement with the Developing the Young Workforce programme in Fife. They started with a keen focus ... Read More


Case Study: Waid Academy

Waid Academy in Anstruther works to create positive pathways for its pupils whilst minimising the impact of its rural location. Through DYW (Fife) and multiple programmes and partnerships with local businesses, colleges and bodies, ... Read More

Get in touch with the DYW (Fife) team to find out how we can ignite opportunities for you!

Get in touch with the DYW (Fife) team to find out how we can ignite opportunities for you!