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An Activity Agreement is a written and signed agreement between you and your careers adviser or key worker.

You agree to take part in a programme of learning and activities that will help you get into:

Why were Activity Agreements introduced?

Activity Agreements were set up to make sure that all young people of school leaving age in Scotland, are given the help they need to make a brighter future for themselves, no matter what challenges they face.

They are part of the '16+ Learning Choices' initiative. This gives young people the chance to take part in skills development and learning options up to the age of 18, and in some circumstances up to and including aged 19.

Evidence shows that people with more skills and qualifications have better job prospects and a better long-term standard of living.

Before you sign up

Before you sign up you would talk with your careers adviser or keyworker about your needs and interests, as well as looking at the wide range of activities that are available.

You would choose an activity that you feel is likely to match up with your needs and interests, and improve your long-term job prospects.

What is the Agreement?

The agreement sets out:

Who can take part?

You can take part if:

What sort of programmes and activities might be available?

You can get involved in a whole range of exciting and interesting programmes and activities.

You could be:

Where would I be based?

This will depend on the programme. You might be based at a local:

What financial help would I get?

In some cases you might also get help with travel costs and other expenses as part of the Agreement.

You also get regular support and advice from your personal key worker or careers adviser.

Want to know more?

If you like what you've heard so far, and want to know more, get in touch with your:

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