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An overview of the strategic and operational partnerships in Scotland.

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.

Women's participation in the labour market contributes significantly to the Scottish economy.

Find out how it can support you.


  • 25 May 2016

    Vital Spark is an initiative designed by social enterprise agency Firstport to help revitalise local areas in Argyll and the Islands.

  • 25 May 2016

    Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Keith Brown welcomed the statistics, but emphasised there was “much work to do” to create and protect jobs in light of challenging economic conditions.

  • 24 May 2016

    Education Secretary John Swinney met with students and staff to hear how Forth Valley College is preparing the next generation of specialists for Scotland’s leading science technology sectors.

  • 24 May 2016

    The Work Foundation report looks at the evidence surrounding peer support, with is the process through which people with similar experiences support one another, both emotionally and practically.


  • 2 June 2016

    This free half-day SURF Awards workshop event in Edinburgh provides an opportunity to explore successful current approaches towards inventive methods within employability initiatives.

  • 10 June 2016

    The Conference will discuss the latest developments in welfare policy as well as explore how rights to social security can support children’s rights to achieve the goal of ending child poverty.