Julia Belgutay

‘Life-changing’ scheme will kick-start careers

The Future Skills College plans to secure 800 jobs for young people in six years

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A smoother transition from school to college – along with a broader vocational offer in the senior phase of secondary school – is one of the key goals of an ongoing government review into the “learner journey”.

Now a new scheme is giving the first glimpse of how these goals could be achieved.

The Future Skills College, which launched earlier this month, will, it is hoped, provide a direct route into the workplace for hundreds of young people in Dundee and Angus. Launched by Dundee and Angus College alongside Angus and Dundee City councils and local employers, it is open to pupils attending ...

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