Careers helpline gears up to advise students ahead of exam results day
Education Secretary Michael Russell to visit helpline staff tasked with supporting young people.
A helpline which gives young people advice on careers is gearing up for exam results day.
School and college students will find out on Tuesday if their hard work has paid off.
The Skills Development Scotland helpline offers tips and support to students and parents and operators are preparing for a high volume of calls from students exploring their options after receiving exam marks.
Education Secretary Michael Russell and Minister for Youth Employment Angela Constance will visit the Teleperformance contact centre in Glasgow on Monday to speak with helpline staff.
The ministers will also meet young people who have pursued successful careers thanks to the advice provided by the helpline.
Last year's results marked a record high with a Higher pass rate of 75% and a Standard Grade pass rate of 98.5%.
The helpline can be called free from Tuesday on 0808 100 8000.