We work with businesses and schools to build capacity in language and employability skills.

DYW toolkit for schools

Guide for schools

Our downloadable guide with suggested activities that schools could implement to encourage young people to consider languages for their future careers. These include:

  • careers fairs
  • promotional talks
  • partnerships between schools and local businesses

It provides steps for teachers to take towards putting these activities in place.

Download Developing Scotland's young workforce through languages: A guide for schools as a PDF.


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Engaging parents

Languages in a nutshell

Explains how the 1+2 Approach will be put into practice and why learning languages is so important. Suggests ways parents can support their child’s language learning.

Produced by SCILT in partnership with The National Parent Forum of Scotland.

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