YOUNG people have been given a boost with more than 3,500 work-based learning opportunities bring offered in 2018 by Skills Development Scotland
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Change aimed at pupils aged between 12-15 who have additional support needs – the Scottish equivalent of special educational needs
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A children’s charity said it is referring an average of 90 calls a week to police and social services over concerns a young person has been sexually assaulted.
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Recently, one of our most popular fundraisers was recognised with two wins at the Scottish Events Awards. Yes Chef! sees young men we work with spend 12 weeks training in kitchens before being centre stage at a high-profile event and moving into careers in hospitality.
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Spiralling costs in child residential care have forced council bosses to adopt a radical new approach which will see traditional homes for troubled youngsters scrapped by 2018.
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A campaign to stop adults buying alcohol for under-age teenagers in North Lanarkshire is being credited with cutting crime and public drinking.
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