Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body and we deliver Scotland’s careers service. Our careers advisers deliver career information, advice and guidance in your school to pupils from S1-S6.
We are here to help young people build an understanding of the world of work and to develop the Career Management Skills needed as they move through school. We continue to offer support and guidance post school through our Careers Centre at 29 East Port, Dunfermline, KY12 7JG, 01383 745610.
Your school careers advisers are Natalie Curtis and Rachael Brough and you can get in touch via email:
Natalie and Rachael can help you with:
Finding out about yourself, your strengths and skills
- Making subject choices
- Different types of careers and how to research them
- Developing the types of skills that are useful in a job
- Routes into careers, including apprenticeships
- Building and developing your networks
- Creating CVs
- Making applications and applying for courses
My World of Work is your online career information and advice service and it’s packed full of activities and tools to help you confidently make the best decisions for you.
There’s lots to do and explore and the more you tell the site about yourself, the more career ideas you’ll get just for you.
Everyone wants their child to have a happy and successful future. And research shows that as a parent or carer you have the biggest influence on your child’s career decisions.
My Kid’s Career offers advice to help you give your child the support they need.
Smart choices, bright futures at mykidscareer.com
Digital World promotes the skills and training needed to work in Scotland’s tech sector. Through case studies, and online learning tools, the site aims to inspire school pupils to become digital humans, people who are able to challenge convention and make a real difference in the world through technology and creativity.