An apprenticeship can change a person’s life

Over the last few months, the school has drawn attention to a number of events and campaigns on issues that can impact the lives of the pupils and others with ASN (Additional Support Needs).

One of these was Scottish Apprenticeship Awareness Week. To mark the campaign, Stuart Jacob, Director of Falkland House School, urged Scottish businesses considering recruiting an apprentice to look at the abilities and talents of vulnerable young adults such as those with Additional Support Needs (ASN), and offer them an opportunity to gain experience and develop their employability skills.

At Falkland House School, planning the transition from school to post-school education and the world of work starts early, with career advice and work experience tailored to the strengths and needs of each individual. Pupils are encouraged to consider how their personal interests and abilities can lead to future vocational opportunities.

Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/stuart-jacob-an-apprenticeship-can-change-a-person-s-life-1-4037623#ixzz42PBYRsZQ