Liberton Pupils take HNC courses alongside Highers.
Over 400 lucky school pupils from Edinburgh, Lothians and the Borders secured their place on a pioneering academy project which aims to boost educational and career opportunities for 15 – 18 year olds.
On Friday 22 August, Liberton pupils joined 400 new academy students at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, to begin a programme of learning which will help prepare them for employment in some of Scotland’s most important growth industries.
The initiative, which was conceived by the Vice Principals of Edinburgh College and Queen Margaret University, is hailed as one which is delivering real results for Scotland’s young people. What started as a trial project with three East Lothian secondary schools, has now grown into a unique and highly successful partnership involving the University, Edinburgh College, Borders College, four local authorities and industry partners.
Skills Development Scotland
My World of Work www.myworldofwork.co.uk is a web service delivered by Skills Development Scotland which is now provided to pupils in Liberton to help them with careers information and advice. For parents I would like to refer to www.myworldofwork.co.uk/parents