Welcome to the DYW D&A Recognition Event 2019 Nomination page!
The purpose of this is to collect nominations for our Recognition Event on June 20th where we will then present awards to the winners of each category. There are a total of ten awards however you do not need to make a nomination for each one.

Please read over the following criteria before continuing on to the nominations.
 
We would expect submissions to be around two paragraphs long and include:
· Education Institute name
· Employer name
· Project name and date (must have taken place between June 2018 – April 2019)
· Names of specific teacher/employee/champion
· Brief description of project
· Why it should win the category
· Your contact details (in case we need some more information)

All activities should be based in Dundee or Angus but does not have to have worked directly with the regional DYW team.

Please note: If your nomination does not include the requested information, it may not be included.

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* 1. Award for Curriculum Input - School/College

This award is for employer input into the school/college curriculum and covers a multitude of engagement both on or off school premises.

Definitions of curriculum input;
· An employer delivers content that covers curriculum topics or outputs.
· Demonstrates contextualised learning / real–life application of skills.
· Can occur in the classroom, on school premises, or at an appropriate external venue.

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* 2. Award for Project-Based Learning in School/College

This award is for an employer-supported project-based learning activity in a school/college.

Definitions of Project-Based Learning;
· Project-based learning is: pupils are set a specific task, with a clear brief and deadline by a professional, usually connected to the professional’s industry. This is often undertaken within class time, but not necessarily.
· Employer supported is: setting the task, monitoring and supporting in person or via digital means throughout the life-time of the project then de-briefing at the end of the task.
· Demonstrates clear links between the skills developed (soft skills and role specific skills) in the project and the world of work.
· Multi-disciplinary/inter-disciplinary or related to one subject.

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* 3. Award for School-Employer Partnership – Dundee

These awards recognise partnerships between an employer and a school/college, where they have committed to work together over at least one academic year on multiple different activities or one repeated activity in Dundee.

Definitions of school-employer partnership:
· The partners have worked together over at least one academic year, on multiple or repeated activity (including, but not limited to, work experience, curriculum input, workplace visits, project-based learning, mentoring, career talks and employability support e.g. running mock interviews, CV sessions etc.).
· There is evidence of good collaboration in the partnership, creating learning opportunities and increasing awareness of each other’s worlds.

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* 4. Award for School-Employer Partnership – Angus

This award recognises partnerships between an employer and a school/college, where they have committed to work together over at least one academic year on multiple different activities or one repeated activity in Angus.

Definitions of school-employer partnership:
· The partners have worked together over at least one academic year, on multiple or repeated activity (including, but not limited to, work experience, curriculum input, workplace visits, project-based learning, mentoring, career talks and employability support e.g. running mock interviews, CV sessions etc.).
· There is evidence of good collaboration in the partnership, creating learning opportunities and increasing awareness of each other’s worlds.

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* 5. Award for College-Employer Partnership

This award recognises partnerships between an employer and a college, where they have committed to work together over at least one academic year on multiple different activities or one repeated activity.

Definitions of school-employer partnership:
· The partners have worked together over at least one academic year, on multiple or repeated activity (including, but not limited to, work experience, curriculum input, workplace visits, project-based learning, mentoring, career talks and employability support e.g. running mock interviews, CV sessions etc.).
· There is evidence of good collaboration in the partnership, creating learning opportunities and increasing awareness of each other’s worlds.

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* 6. Award for Providing Meaningful Work Experience Placement

This award recognises the contribution of a well-designed work experience placement to a young person’s development in Dundee or Angus.

Definition of meaningful work experience;
· Evidence of good planning and preparation ahead of the placement starting.
· The work placement includes an appropriate induction and plan to maximise the young person’s ability to learn while on placement.
· The placement brought benefits to the young person in relation to skills developed, preparedness for work and industry insight.
· The organisation realised benefits from having the young person contribute to their workforce.

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* 7. DYW Champion Award Dundee - Education

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message in Dundee, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

Definition of DYW champion;
· The DYW champion could be an apprentice, an educator, an employer or another partner.
· Has demonstrated clear commitment to developing DYW activity in the region.

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* 8. DYW Champion Award Dundee - Employer

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message in Dundee, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

Definition of DYW champion;
· The DYW champion could be an apprentice, an educator, an employer or another partner.
· Has demonstrated clear commitment to developing DYW activity in the region.

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* 9. DYW Champion Award Angus - Education

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message in Angus, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

Definition of DYW champion;
· The DYW champion could be an apprentice, an educator, an employer or another partner.
· Has demonstrated clear commitment to developing DYW activity in the region.

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* 10. DYW Champion Award Angus - Employer

This award recognises an individual or group who has championed the DYW message in Angus, through supporting DYW activity and promoting its value to others.

Definition of DYW champion;
· The DYW champion could be an apprentice, an educator, an employer or another partner.
· Has demonstrated clear commitment to developing DYW activity in the region.

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