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2021 Delivering SQA Qualifications Seminar – Course Information 

This is for those people signed up to the 2021 Virtual Seminar course Delivering SQA Qualifications. Short Description: To help sea staff understand and deliver SQA qualifications, primarily through our logbooks and ensuring these are completed correctly. Facilitated By: Lucie Aitkenhead (Volunteer) & Fiona Jamieson (Volunteer) Additional Details: During SQA Leadership and Employability voyages the […]

2021 OYT Scotland Virtual Seminar Reminder

Here’s a quick update on what we still have available for our seminar this weekend. If you haven’t booked already – we would encourage you to have a look – thanks to funding from YouthLink all training is free this year! Saturday Safeguarding                                      –              Available Delivering SQA Qualifications      –              Available Supporting YP with […]

OYT Scotland supports ‘A Vision for Young People 2021-2031’

We know the huge impact going on an outdoor residential can have for young people. That’s why OYT Scotland is supporting “A Vision for Young People 2021-2031” which seeks to guarantee all young people in Scotland a residential experience. You can read more about it here: https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/education/vision-paper-released-help-protect-outdoor-learning-gets-broad-support-3138338?fbclid=IwAR2okcloebpjYYzvtLl4SSNOFgzVoxJ8Tu12b2lAyDUOcJ4qikgY63LDJb0

Case Study: G15 and Stand Up To Sectarianism Voyages supported by Merchants House of Glasgow

“I learned a lot and had a lot of fun learning about life on a boat. It’s made me appreciate what I have at home too. I am excited to see my mum again and can’t wait for a hot shower!” A quote from one of the ten young people whose voyage was made possibly […]

“Youth Work is Human Rights Work”

“Youth work is one of the most powerful community based assets we have to help us create a better society. The practice nurtures confidence and boosts educational attainment. It stimulates personal development and helps young people manage relationships. It provides volunteering opportunities and assists young people who come into contact with the law. It aids […]

**Meet the OYT Group**

Action for Children run a number of inspiring projects across the country, giving specialist support to the young people who need it most. They have a long history with OYTS, this 2016 voyage was part of their Moving On program. We’re delighted to have them as one of the groups we’re working with as part […]

Congratulations to Dominic McKay

Congratulations to our former Chair and long term champion of OYT Scotland, Dominic McKay, in his new position as CEO at Celtic FC. https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/celtic/who-new-celtic-chief-executive-dominic-mckay-sailing-enthusiast-who-will-replace-peter-lawwell-3116933?fbclid=IwAR3x2cnZN74DBinSKJAokqq4FyncV99zQhwRBhja0Xq6WZOQLWeo1DdUmqM

OYT Scotland 20th AGM

Click here for the notice calling the 20th AGM of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland on Thursday 11th February 2021, at 17.00.  After the business of the meeting there will be a members update for those that would like to stay on.  Please use this link to join the meeting: https://hopin.com/events/2021-oyt-scotland-agm  You can also click the following links for the Annual accounts, a Form of Proxy, and the minutes of […]

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