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Festival of Youth Conference 2018

Pupils attended the Festival Youth Conference 2018 in March held at Gardyne College, Dundee.

Dee Bleakley discussed growth mindset.

Successful local entrepreneurs answered our questions about starting up in business.

 

Future Asset Conference September 2017

In September a group of business education students attended the Future Asset Conference in Edinburgh, this event was targeted towards S5 girls across Scotland, aiming to underline the fact that gender should never be seen as a barrier to progressing in whatever career you choose.

Our S5 girls who attended the event demonstrated their interpersonal skills, thinking outside the box, resilience, problem solving and inquiry skills.

There were talks, workshops and interactive experiences with successful, inspirational speakers from a range of careers and professions.  These included Jayne-Anne Gadhia (CEO of Virgin Money), Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland) and Ross Jennings, (The First Piper) who is a Guinness World Record holding adventurer!

Jayne-Anne Gadhia (CEO of Virgin Money),

Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland)

Ross Jennings, (The First Piper) who is a Guinness World Record holding adventurer!

St John's High School S5 Girls