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Developing Scotland's Young Workforce

Developing the Young Workforce is a seven-year programme that aims to better prepare children and young people from 3–18 for the world of work. It has a focus on improving work experience, careers information, advice and guidance and providing greater access to vocational learning. This programme builds on the foundations already in place as part of Curriculum for Excellence. The programme’s headline aim is to reduce youth unemployment by 40% by 2021.