Tuesday 10 August 2021

There is no wrong path to success

Find resources and advice

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What is #NoWrongPath?

Since 2017, #NoWrongPath is a social media movement led by Developing the Young Workforce which provides inspiration and reassurance to young people receiving their exam results.

We recognise that some young people may feel disheartened by their exam results this year, particularly in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption to both education and the job market. We are aiming to demonstrate that many people in interesting job roles across Scotland may not have taken a straight, obvious or traditional path to get there - that there is #NoWrongPath.

#NoWrongPath aims to show young people the options that are available to them and that exams results are not necessarily the key to unlocking future success.

Find your path

About to receive or just received your exam results? Worried about what the future looks like?

Don't despair! There are plenty of options available. E-DYW brings together a range of resources and advice to help you figure out your next steps. 

Get involved


Share your path

Step 1

Pledge your support for the campaign and mark
Tuesday 10 August 2021 (Scottish Exam Results Day) in your diary.

Step 2

On Tuesday 10 August 2021, post a photograph of yourself holding a handwritten sign outlining your name, what you did when you left school and what you are doing now. Remember to use #NoWrongPath.

Step 3

Nominate a friend or colleague and encourage them to get involved, too!

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Spread the word

As well as simply sharing nowrongpath.scot, a number of resources to help spread the word across your networks can be found below.


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Other resources

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#NoWrongPath supporters

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Is your organisation supporting #NoWrongPath? Send a copy of your logo to dyw@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com and we'll include it above!