'employability' refers to the
combination of factors and processes which enable people to
progress towards, move into, or stay in employment and to move on
within the workplace.
"As many have affirmed over the years, work is a
timeless and universal principle of quality of life"
"The object of living is work, experience, happiness…there
is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished
"Employment is nature's physician and is essential to human
An overview of the strategic and operational partnerships in
A selection of learning materials and case
studies currently used in employability.
Services and support within each Local Authority, Jobcentre
Plus or Health Board area.
View the map to explore the regions
This section provides information about the pipeline, and the
different stages and interventions within it.
Working women contribute significantly to the Scottish economy
but they can face particular challenges. For more information and
the work of the Strategic Group on Women and Work (SGWW).
Find out how it can support you.
The Scottish Government has published “A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People”, which outlines five ambitions for Scotland which aim to aid independent living, safeguard decent incomes and fairer working lives including removing the barriers to employment, improve accessibility, promote active participation, and protect the rights of disabled people.
New group to improve approach to pregnancy and maternity in the workplace.
The review for the UK Government shows how employment plays an important role in improving the wellbeing and self-worth of people with drug and alcohol addiction.
CodeClan, Scotland’s first accredited digital skills academy, has celebrated its first birthday with the news that its first 16-week software development course in Glasgow will start in January 2017.
This seminar will provide a timely opportunity to discuss the policy priorities for skills development in Scotland. It takes place in the context of the 2016 annual report on the Scottish Government’s Developing the Young Workforce strategy for reducing youth unemployment, due to be published in December.
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