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Work-related Learning

Work-related Learning

In its authentic recreation of a simulated working environment, Stock Market Challenge helps young people prepare for and learn about the world of work. 

As an experiential learning activity, it fosters an understanding of the knowledge and skills relating to a particular business sector e.g. financial services. It has direct relevance to the world of work and supports the business sector in its need to create a world-class competitive workforce.

Business leaders, represented by the CBI, want young people to leave schools with the right skills for the workplace. Our collaborations with organisations such as Skills Development Scotland, Financial Sector Skills Council and Education Business Partnerships have helped us develop the resource in a way that makes a tangible contribitution to the skills agenda.

Testimonial videos:

Stephen Dodds, Maths
Calderglen High School

Margaret Houston, Team Leader
Skills Development Scotland

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“Dealing Room helps with both classroom teaching and enrichment.  It’s an excellent resource for using Maths across subjects and enhances numeracy in any subject.”

Michelle McCoy, Business Studies Teacher, St. Joseph’s Grammar

"This is an excellent programme which the students thoroughly enjoyed.  It offered learning opportunities which are difficult to provide in a normal school timetable."

Dermot Gallagher, Head of Business Studies, St. Brigid’s College

"The Finance Lab event has been a brilliant success for all our students. One of our main objectives is to foster links with professional bodies and industry and this is a great way of bringing these elements together."  

Dr. Lisa Bradley, Head of Department of International Business, University of Ulster

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Trading Floor experience but my highlight would have been the fierce competition between the rival teams and the tense atmosphere in the room. I enjoyed the fast pace we worked at.”

Aoibheann Harkin, Pupil, Thornhill College

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