An Activity Agreement is one of the destination options for a young person reaching statutory school leaving age or can be an option at any point between 16 and 19. It is part of the Scottish Government guarantee under 'Opportunities for All' of an offer of continuing education and training.
An Activity Agreement is an agreement between a young person and their ‘Main Contact’ person that the young person will take part in a programme of learning and activity which must be planned and delivered in ways which assist the young person to become ready for formal learning or employment. There must be regular monitoring of the Agreement, with the young person. Where the young person receives Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA), this will be in accordance with EMA financial requirements.
A non-formal option through an Activity Agreement can only start once the young person has left school; however planning may take place in their final term so that they can begin their programme when they leave school.
Alternatively, find out more about Education Maintenance Allowances.
16+/Opportunities for All Officer
Education and Social Care
Council Offices, High Street,