Workit Careers

2nd September 2021

Check out our new infographic. Let your pupils know about Workit Careers so they can start benefitting from the wealth of career resources available to them.

Workit Pupil Logins

2nd September 2021

We have simplified the process for issuing pupil logins to Workit, using pupils' email addresses. The change will allow school co-ordinators to email pupils their logins directly, without needing to generate welcome letters.

Planit Reaches Over 1 Million User Sessions

30th August 2021

The popularity of our Planit website continues to increase and we’re delighted that for the Academic session 2020/21 we reached our highest usage figures ever!

Careers in Scotland

30th August 2021

Order your copy of our fantastic careers resource, Careers in Scotland now!

Career Pathways

30th August 2021

Career Pathways are a great new addition to Planit.

Gateway Awarded Investors In People (IIP) Platinum

21st April 2021

Gateway are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Platinum award, the highest level of IIP accreditation with only about 1% of IIP accredited organisations achieving this level of award.

Year Bumps

21st April 2021

Just a quick reminder to schools that they are no longer required to upload any pupil data onto Workit or carry out the annual year bump.


20th April 2021

We have made some recent enhancements to Workit which we’d like to make you aware of.

Virtual Work Placement Standard Published

20th April 2021

In March Education Scotland published guidance to support teachers in the planning and implementation of Virtual Work Placements (VWP) for students.

Planit User Survey Results

20th April 2021

Thanks to everyone who took part in our 2021 Planit user survey.

DYW Live Sessions

20th April 2021

Following the success of the DYW Live sessions last term, Education Scotland will again be providing a range of free online sessions for schools focussing on skills and employability.

Workit Careers - Pupil Logins

20th January 2021

The Workit Careers virtual placements search went live to pupils in December, so if you haven’t already, now’s an ideal time to issue pupils with their logins to Workit.

DYW Live

20th January 2021

The Gateway team are delighted to announce that we have been asked to contribute to Education Scotland’s online work-related learning offer, DYW live.

Online Career Related Learning

17th January 2021

Gateway provide a range of tools that can support online work related learning for young people.

Subject Choice and Career Pathways

17th January 2021

It's subject choice time for many pupils across Scotland - the first step in thinking about a career pathway. Your pupils can use our interactive online tool to help with this important decision.

40% Discount Available on 2020 CiS

5th January 2021

Now's the time for you to get a copy of our fantastic careers resource, Careers in Scotland at a great price.

Virtual Placements are now Live

1st December 2020

We're excited to announce that Virtual Placements are now live on Workit Careers.

Workit Careers is Now Live

19th October 2020

We're excited to share that our online work related learning programme, Workit Careers, is launched today.

Update COVID-19 Availability of Online Services

Further to the announcement of school closures from Friday 20th March, we want to let all our service users know that all of our online services will continue to be available during the closure period.

Planit on Twitter

Did you know that our careers and learning website has a Twitter account?

Follow us @planitcareers to keep up to date with information on careers and education. We tweet relevant news articles, links to useful websites, career opportunities, events, useful resources for students and more!

Workit Employer Website

21st February 2020

Our new Workit Employer Area is now live!

New Workit Employer Area

17th January 2020

Look out for our new Workit Employers Area which will be available from the end of January.

Employer Canvass - Important Information

17th January 2020

Our Work Placement administration team will shortly be contacting all schools who receive a managed service, inviting them to submit their placement requirements for academic year 2020-21.

Workit Survey Results

17th January 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in our 2019 Workit user survey.

Job Seeking Skills Tool

13th January 2020

Have you had a look at our new Job Seeking Skills tool on Planit?

Subject Choice Tool

10th January 2020

It's subject choice time for many pupils across Scotland, the first step in thinking about a career pathway. Why not get your pupils to try our interactive online tool to help with this important decision.

40% Discount Available on 2019 Publications

6th January 2020

Chance for you to get a copy of our publications at a great price!

New Job Seeking Skills Tool on Planit

30th October 2019

We're pleased to announce that the new Job Seeking Skills tool is now live on Planit!

Planit User Survey Results

21st October 2019

Thanks to everyone who took part in our 2019 Planit user survey.

Workit - Pupil data input and Year Bumps

2nd September 2019

As part of our continuous drive to improve our processes, we have developed a new central approach for importing pupil data and incrementing pupils as they move up each session.

Workit - Managed Services New Electronic Employer Process

2nd September 2019

Our managed service Local Authorities have recently seen the rollout of our new Electronic Employer Process for Work Placements across all of their schools.

Job Seeking Skills for Young People

30th August 2019

Our Job Seeking Skills (JSS) publication is changing!

New Workit Foundation Apprenticeship Module

30th August 2019

We are continually enhancing Workit to meet the needs of our users and we are delighted to announce that we have developed a Workit module to enable Foundation Apprenticeship programme providers to manage work placements for Foundation Apprenticeships.

CPD Manager Survey results

30th August 2019

Thanks to everyone who took part in our CPD manager survey in May. The response was overwhelming with responses received from over 1600 users across 13 Authority areas.

Planit Update

30th August 2019

As part of our review of the 2018/19 Academic session, we've been looking at the usage of Planit, and are delighted that Planit remains an extremely popular career education resource.

We Want Your Feedback on Planit

27th August 2019

Our 2019 Planit user survey is live and we'd love to hear from you

Gateway Publications 2019

27th August 2019

From a directory of full time college and university courses in Scotland, to advice for young people in choosing subjects and finding a job, our annual publications are an invaluable resource for anyone involved in careers and learning.

UCAS Adviser Portal Training

27th August 2019

This half day course combines demonstration, discussion and hands-on experience of the Adviser Portal and how to manage the application process.

CPD Manager - We need your feedback

7th May 2019

We'd really appreciate your input so please use this opportunity to provide your feedback on CPD Manager.

New Subject Posters Now Available

7th May 2019

UCAS Adviser Portal Training

7th May 2019

This half day course combines demonstration, discussion and hands-on experience of the Adviser Portal and how to manage the application process.

New Subject Choice Tool Launched

24th January 2019

We have developed a new interactive online tool to help with this important decision. It is designed to help pupils relate subjects to careers and give them ideas of what they can do with certain subjects.

Helping pupils know their strengths

23rd January 2019

We'll soon be launching a new interactive tool for pupils which helps them to think about their strengths, qualities and abilities in terms of careers and employability.

Employer Canvas - Important Information

17th January 2019

Our Work Placement administration team have started contacting all schools who receive a managed service, inviting them to submit their placement requirements for academic year 2019-20.

New Planit Content - Encouraging young people into STEM

17th January 2019

We are very excited to be launching a new section of Planit, dedicated to STEM education and careers.

Self-found/Flexible Placements

17th January 2019

We're always looking for ways to improve our processes and are pleased to inform you that our team have designed an electronic self-found form.

Planit increasing in popularity

15th January 2019

As part of our 2018 review, we've been looking at the usage of Planit, our careers and learning information website for young people.

SQA Work Placement Units

15th January 2019

Since launching a revised version of SQA Work Placement Unit tool on Workit, usage of this tool has been very popular.

ISO Accreditation

10th January 2019

Gateway Shared Services are pleased to announce that we have retained our ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems certificate.

CPD Manager User Group

21st December 2018

We held our first CPD Manager user group session which was well attended by our local authority customers.

Choosing College or University

26th November 2018

At this time of year many of your senior pupils will be considering applications for college and university.

New Video Content for Planit

13th November 2018

This month Planit, our online careers and learning opportunities resource, has added around 90 new videos to complement its bank of job profiles.

Career Publications and Leaflets

5th September 2018

Partner and other local authorities who sign up for a Planit licence will begin receiving their allocation of publications week commencing 10th September 2018. Non partner authorities can order from the links in this article.

Workit Update

5th September 2018

During the past year we have completed a number of developments, we achieved 100% retention of existing Workit customers and secured secure a contract with an Independent school to provide the Work Placement Administration Service for their school

Planit Update

5th September 2018

The popularity of Planit remains extremely healthy with just over 531,000 visitors to the site during the last school session. This is an increase of 5.18% since last school session.

CPD Manager GTCS MyPL Integration

23rd August 2018

Gateway is pleased to announce that CPD Manager has been updated to allow Professional Learning information to be exchanged with GTCS' MyPL.

Workit : Work Placement Unit Update for session 2018/19

21st August 2018

We have further developed the SQA Work Placement Unit tool to make it even easier to use for both pupils and their teachers.

Gateway Awarded Investors in People Gold Standard

19th June 2018

We at Gateway are delighted to have just successfully achieved the highly prized Investors in People Gold standard.

Planit Support for Revision and Exams

24th April 2018

With exams not too far away, now is the ideal time for pupils to take a look at the Nationals study materials in the Schools section of Planit.

UCAS Training Schedule

19th April 2018

If you are inexperienced and about to assist your first group of applicants through the UCAS Apply system, this training is for you.

Initial Survey Results: Planit Content 2017/18

18th April 2018

We want to thank everyone who took part in the 2017/18 site content survey. It's really important that our website visitors have the opportunity to shape the future development of Planit. The survey results are based on 173 responses.

Workit: SQA Work Placement Units - New Support Resources

13th April 2018

Following the launch of the on-line and paper based recording facilities for the new SQA Work Placement Unit at the start of the school year, we have added easy, step-by-step walkthroughs to Workit to help guide schools and pupils through the process.

Gateway Launches New Corporate Website

20th March 2018

We're proud to announce the launch of our totally redesigned business website.

New Foundation Apprenticeships in 2018

2nd February 2018

Two new Foundation Apprenticeships will be available in Scotland from August/September 2018.

STEM Glasgow Website Developed

29th January 2018

Gateway's software development team worked closely with Glasgow City Council's STEM and Public Relations (Marketing and Communications) teams in developing this engaging new website for teachers and parents, which launched at the end of January.

Enhanced Labour Market Information in Planit Job Profiles

24th January 2018

We don't like to rest on our laurels! So, at the start of 2018 we made further improvements to our 700 job profiles. This time we focused on providing readers with enhanced labour market information (LMI).

New in Planit: Foundation Apprenticeships

15th December 2017

Foundation Apprenticeships give pupils in S5 and S6 the opportunity to study for industry recognised qualifications.

Planit: Job Profiles Refresh

15th December 2017

We are currently conducting our annual review of the job profiles held on Planit.

Gateway Publications & Resources: Survey Results Released

15th December 2017

On compiling the results and feedback we were delighted to find that the overall results were so positive and encouraging.

Gateway Commissioned to Design New ADES Website

15th December 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Association of Directors of Education in Scotland (ADES) has commissioned Gateway to develop and design their new website.

Workit: Latest Developments

15th December 2017

We have been making various improvements to the Workit website.

Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail Website Partnership

15th December 2017

The Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail showcases unique pieces of art by local artists, which add splashes of colour on streets and buildings within walking distance of the city centre.

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