Schools and childcareSee More
Information and updates from our Education and Learning teams
See our updates on the SQA alternative certification model that will be used to determine provisional National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results.
A testing programme is being put in place for people without the symptoms of coronavirus as part of the package of coronavirus risk reduction mitigations in education settings.
Support for local businessesSee More
We're doing everything we can to help local businesses of all sizes during this crisis
Support for communitiesSee More
We're doing everything we can to help support our local communities during this crisis
If you are aged 16-24 and not in education, employment or training there is lots of local support in Dumfries and Galloway, tailored to your needs, that can help you get advice and build the skills and confidence you need to move on to formal volunteering, training a job or course to gain qualifications.
Covid-19 is a difficult time for everyone and during this time the Council and its third sector partners are keen to ensure that people requesting emergency food parcels get the support they need.
Support for EmploymentSee More
We're doing everything we can to help support local employment during this crisis.
Dumfries & Galloway's local employment partnership website regularly updates local skills and employment news, information, and job opportunities during the Covid 19 crisis.
Across Dumfries and Galloway, public, private and third sector partners work in partnership to offer training, upskilling and support with CV's, job applications and interview preparation.
The Dumfries and Galloway Youth Guarantee aims to ensure that every young person in Dumfries and Galloway is offered training, education, a job or apprenticeship opportunity.
Support is available for parents and carers to help address challenges including health, money worries, motivation or childcare that may be making it difficult for you to get in to work or improve your circumstances and options if you are in work.