Covid 19 – Work Experience Placement Update

All work placements, including week-long work experience and JET placements, will also be cancelled.

JET :  

  • JET placements are cancelled for this session effective from today.
  • The DYW/JET Team are updating employers today
  • We would ask school JET coordinators to update pupils and parents/carers.
  • Pupils should attend school on Friday instead of their placement.  The team are trying to arrange virtual links with employers and more information will follow.

JET Parent/Pupil Information sessions :

  • These are cancelled.
  • DYW/JET Team have produced resources to share with parents via school websites such as Information Sheets and Ppts.
  • These will be emailed to school JET coordinators and we would ask for these to be uploaded.

Flexible Work Placements :

  • These are cancelled.
  • All pupils on flexible work placements should attend school instead.
  • Schools should update relevant employers
  • Schools should email DYW/JET Team with pupil names so that these placements can be cancelled on WorkIT

Week-long work experience:

  • These are all cancelled
  • The DYW/JET Team will communicate with employers over the coming days.  
  • We would ask schools affected to please update parents/carers.
  • The DYW/JET Team will also follow-up directly with relevant schools.

Week long work experience calendar :

Tynecastle High School 11/05/2020
Craigroyston Community High School 18/05/2020
Firrhill High School 18/05/2020
The Royal High School 25/05/2020
The Royal High School 01/06/2020
Craigmount High School 08/06/2020
Forrester High School 15/06/2020
Boroughmuir High School 22/06/2020

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