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  • 8 December 2017
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Homelessness

    It was a night of inspiration and insight when several women from Venture Trust’s Next Steps programme shared their stories alongside the findings of an independent report on the impacts of the programme.

  • 7 December 2017
    News, Scottish Government, Youth Employment, Community Learning

    The outcomes of the prestigious 2017 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration were announced tonight (07/12/17) at a celebratory presentation event in Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel.

  • 6 December 2017
    News, Funding, Health, Employment

    Funding has been pledged to increase employability support for people living with disabilities and long-term health conditions in Dundee and Fife.

  • 6 December 2017
    News, Scottish Parliament, Gender Equality

    The Scottish Parliament has approved the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill in principle after a stage one debate.

  • 6 December 2017
    News, Skills, Young People, Apprenticeship

    A STEM (Sciences Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy was launched in the Scottish Parliament by Ms Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science.

  • 6 December 2017
    News, Economy, Disability, Health

    Almost 3,500 people join in first six months.

  • 5 December 2017
    News, Health, Young People

    The Scottish Government has announced a new partnership with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Young Scot to establish a Youth Commission to gather evidence and offer solutions on how mental health services for young people in Scotland can be improved.

  • 5 December 2017
    News, Careers, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    Career information, advice and guidance services in Dumfries and Galloway have been given top marks by education watchdogs

  • 5 December 2017
    News, Modern Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Job Seekers

    The Centre for Work-based Learning and SDS held a symposium last month on the future of work and skills which attracted delegates and speakers from around the world.

  • 1 December 2017
    News, Young People, Employer

    Leona Seaton, DYW Glasgow, has writtena blog on a reflection on the opportunities of employer engagement in education to help closing the gap and supporting learners to progress towards positive, sustained destinations

  • 1 December 2017
    News, Skills Development Scotland, School Leavers, Universities

    University academics can now submit their proposals through the Scottish Graduate School for collaborative PhD studentships.

  • 21 November 2017
    News, Apprenticeship, Youth Employment, Skills Development Scotland

    The Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board has launched its consultation on Defining an Apprenticeship, and is seeking views to inform their work.

  • 1 November 2017
    News, Minister for Employability & Training, Scottish Government, Employment

    The number of mums in work while their children were aged five and under, increased over a six-year period, new research has found.

  • 31 October 2017
    News, Young People, Homelessness, Skills

    Venture Trust works with individuals struggling to overcome chaotic, challenging and disadvantaged life circumstances and offers them a range of programmes to build confidence, motivation and core life skills needed to progress in life, learning and work.

  • 26 October 2017
    News, First Minister, Gender Equality, Business

    New measures to support women in enterprise have been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.