Save work-based training for young people in Scotland!

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Please sign our petition. The Scottish Government has decided to slash the work-based training budget for young people by 40% as of 1 April 2016. 20% of young people in Scotland choose to leave school at 16. These young people are now at risk of having no support available to them to get a job… Read more »

WorkingRite Pioneers Programme Wins SURF Award!

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We are absolutely delighted to have won an award at the 2014 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration. Our Edinburgh Pioneers project was entered into the Preparing for Employment category, sponsored by Skills Development Scotland. We’re very proud of the WorkingRite Pioneers programme, helping young people furthest removed from the labour market improve their chances of securing… Read more »

WorkingRite Pioneers Shortlisted for Two Awards!

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WorkingRite is extremely proud to be nominated for two upcoming awards: The Herald Society Awards in November and The SURF Awards in December. We are nominated for our innovative WorkingRite Pioneers youth employment programme piloted in Edinburgh over the past 12 months, thanks to support from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. The WorkingRite Pioneers programme was created to reach young people… Read more »

Cabinet Secretary Launches New Youth Employment Programme

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Ten years after WorkingRite successfully piloted its core programme, it wanted to try another – helping young people further removed from the world of work. Thanks to funding by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the charity was able to develop a more supported programme for youngsters who have disengaged from school and face tougher obstacles to… Read more »

WorkingRite Launches New Project in Whiteinch & Scotstoun

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WorkingRite Launches New Project in Whiteinch & Scotstoun Read all about our launch in News Action, Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association’s very own newsletter: Whiteinch & Scotstoun HA Newsletter Spring 14_page 1 Whiteinch & Scotstoun HA Newsletter Spring 14_page 2

HRH The Duke of York Visits WorkingRite in Hastings

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On 5th February 2014, HRH The Duke of York visited the WorkingRite office in Hastings to learn about our successful solution to youth unemployment. The Duke met a number of trainees and employers involved in the local programme and showed great interest in their experiences with WorkingRite and their thoughts on youth unemployment. “Education and… Read more »