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A letter to employers from the Director of Skills, Education & Learning at Dumfries & Galloway Council.

The First Minister has extended closure of our schools until the start of February at the earliest and emphasised the stay at home message. ...

Along with the rest of mainland Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway is now in lockdown to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
You should now only leave the house for essential reasons like:
-Getting food or medicines
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SCDI in conjunction with the Scottish Government have launched a South of Scotland Productivity Club to create a peer 2 peer network for all organisations to come together and discuss all aspects of productivity and share best practice. 
The Club's first 2 events...

Dumfries & Galloway College have launched several training courses to help support individuals upskill and improve their future employment prospects. Please see details below:

    Get into Work 
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    This intervention offers 1:1 individualised support for participants nearest the labour market, it is designed to be flexible to suit client need, which is ascertained at an initial 121 call.

    Do you have any spare Warm Winter Jackets, Jumpers, Boots, Hats, Scarves or Gloves which you no longer need which could be used by others this winter? Dumfries and Galloway Council together with project partners in each of our areas are appealing for donations which will help...

    The Dumfries & Galloway Employability Framework forms the basis of the Dumfries & Galloway Workplace Skills Award which as recognised by SURF in the youth employability section in 2019. 

    It is a flexible, work based qualification wich builds employability skills and provide...

    Scottish Government: Self-Isolation Support Grant
    A new £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant will help people who would lose income if they are asked to self-isolate.
    Applications will open to those on certain benefits...

    10,000 Voices in Action Applications are Open!

    The 10,000 Voices in Action fund launched this week and is now open for youth groups, schools and organisations working with young people to apply for a share of the fund! £5000 of funding will be...

    Annan & DG12 Small Businesses Grant Scheme

    The Annan & DG12 Small Businesses Grant Scheme funded through Magnox and delivered by Dumfries and Galloway Council offers a discretionary grant of up to £5,000 to SMEs within Annan & DG12 post code area....

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