Supporting students to establish careers in the Creative Industries has been given a boost by a collaboration between XpoNorth and the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
“The psychological impact of the outbreak and the necessary public health control measures are likely to have had significant social, emotional and developmental effects on many children and young people and, consequently, achievement.”
Orkney Islands Council has been awarded £26,400 to invest in projects designed to boost the attainment of local care experienced children and young people.
“Politicians across the UK have shown themselves to have more concern for the integrity of “The System” than for the well being of young people.”
The university is the only institution in Scotland to deliver the family of Foundation, Modern and Graduate apprenticeships
“I am delighted that this effort across the country has now been recognised by John Swinney during his Parliamentary address today.”
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the pandemic has created the most severe disruption in the world’s education systems in history
“I grew up in a small town in Lincolnshire which was and still is predominantly White. I went to school in that town and was the only person in the school that was not White (and this includes all the staff at the school).”
The project will focus on Ethiopia, Somalia, and South Sudan, all of which are among the least developed countries in the world.
A programme of activities to support young people who have left school this summer has been launched .