St Machar Academy and Bon Accord Care are the latest to enter into partnership in conjunction with Developing the Young Workforce North East Scotland (DYWNES).
This partnership aims to raise awareness of the careers and skills required to work in the care industry and provide the school with a committed business partner to support the activity designed to prepare young people for the world of work.
"We look forward to offering our young people, interested in all sectors of the care industry, the opportunity to learn from and work with such a forward thinking company.”ROSE SHARP · LIAISON OFFICER AT ST MACHAR ACADEMY
Nicola Dinnie, Operations Director for Bon Accord Care said:
“Bon Accord Care is excited at this opportunity to partner with St Machar Academy and introducing a career in Health and Social Care to the school pupils.
"There are many avenues individuals can take within the sector and we look forward to supporting those who wish to consider such a career.”
Janice Duncan, Depute Head Teacher of St Machar Academy, added:
“We are very much looking forward to working in partnership with Bon Accord Care to offer our students an excellent opportunity to explore and experience the many differing career routes within the care sector.”
DYWNES recognises this as a great example of collaboration between industry and education, with benefits to both parties.
Rose Sharp, Liaison Officer at St Machar Academy, was also very positive about the future and went on to say:
“Exciting times are ahead for St Machar Academy as we progress our recent partnership with Bon Accord Care. We look forward to offering our young people, interested in all sectors of the care industry, the opportunity to learn from and work with such a forward thinking company.”
Pictured above, left to right: Nicola Dinnie (Operations Director, Bon Accord Care), Janice Duncan (Depute Head Teacher, St Machar Academy), Rose Sharp (Liaison Officer, St Machar Academy).
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