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Careersense Dream Bigger

Delivery Partner:
Royal Bank of Scotland

Curriculum Links:
RMPS, Social Studies
Suitable Audience:
S4, S5, S6
Start/End Dates:
4th September 2023 to June 2024
Timetable Availability:
Number of Sessions:
Session Duration:
60 Minutes
Repetition Frequency:
As often as required.
Max Capacity:
No Limit.


CareerSense Dream Bigger is focused on developing transferable skills in 16–18-year-olds, introducing entrepreneurship as a very real career pathway for young people.

It’s free, easy-to-deliver and can be run at a time that suits you. The programme consists of a one-hour, Royal Bank of Scotland employee Ambassador supported workshop, and 3x 20-minute 'Plug and Play' lessons.

The programme aims to inspire young people, raise their confidence and broaden their horizons. Getting them to ‘Dream Bigger’ through developing their skills and resilience, levelling up their transferable skills for the future world of work.

The workshop may also be booked by schools individually for in-person or virtual support by a Royal Bank employee Ambassador.

Regarding wider curriculum links, the workshop supports the following:

  • Skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work
  • Provide opportunities for learners to think and act in enterprising ways
  • Provide a clear focus on core and employability skills, and the ability to transfer these to different contexts, in particular, the world of work
  • Promote positive attitudes
  • Provide opportunities for learners to develop skills such as problem solving, decision making and evaluating risks
  • Provide entrepreneurial experiences

Higher Business

  • Working with others
  • Using initiative and innovation, and displaying creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness, for example when developing new and enhanced products and working in groups

Advanced Higher Business

  • Gaining experience of the world of work, for example by interacting directly with local business organisations and becoming aware of potential career paths
  • Acquiring and improving IT skills for a technology-driven society
  • Working with others in a variety of different tasks and situations
  • Being an active member of a team, gaining an understanding of team dynamics and the factors affecting team performance
  • Using initiative and innovation, and displaying creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness, for example when proposing solutions to business problems and strategies for the future

DYW Context:
The workshop and programme resources link to the following DYW benchmarks/criteria (as well as having links to Health and Wellbeing in the Curriculum for Excellence and to Higher & Advanced Higher Business):

  • Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)
  • Experience a curriculum through which they learn about the world of work and job possibilities, and which makes clear the strengths and skills needed to take advantage of these opportunities
  • Opportunities to engage in profiling that supports learning and the development of skills for work and future career choices
  • Develop understanding of enterprise, entrepreneurship, and self-employment as a career opportunity

Additional Requirements:
Engagement with ambassadors required, preferably through webcam and microphone, but can also use Team chat

a craft table with various pens and pencils



How DYW Live Works?:

Further questions?

Check out our FAQ on the DYW page here.

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