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Cooking Up Skills in the Kitchen

Written by | Wednesday, 11 March 2015

They've learnt the tricks of the trade; heating up their job prospects in the kitchen making pakora, sweetening their CVs perfecting chocolate fondue and cooling their nerves making ice-cream. The Yes Chef training programme whilst raising funds for Action for Children Scotland gives young people in Scotland a chance to develop vital skills and experience in the food industry. 

On the 10th March the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) released the "Skills for Social Progress: The Power of Social and Emotional Skills," report. The report explores how we can develop and nurture social and emotional skills as well as highlighting the need for these skills for young people's futures.

Putting a Global Perspective on Education

Written by | Tuesday, 10 March 2015

There are 58 million children around the world who do not attend primary school.
That is: more than the population of Australia

a little less than the population of the UK, and

a little more than the amount of followers Barack Obama has on twitter. 

Young Record Holders are Having a Ball

Written by | Monday, 09 March 2015

A team of 16 young volunteers from The Boys' Brigade Scotland were left pretty happy and excited after Scotland's football manager Gordon Strachan congratulated them personally on becoming Guinness World Record holders.

Personal Character tops CVs

Written by | Wednesday, 04 March 2015

"Businesses already tell us... it's attitudes to work and personal character that they look for above all other things."

Learning with our Heads or Hearts?

Written by | Tuesday, 03 March 2015

"Think with your head, not your heart," "Learn with your head," "Leave your problems at the schoolhouse door." Do we really just learn stuff with... our head?

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