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  • 17 August 2018
    News, Funding, UK Government

    I wanted to draw your attention to the Challenge Fund launched today.

  • 25 July 2018
    News, Employment, Programmes, Training

    Venture Trust is pleased to announce that it won not one but two awards at Clydesdale Bank’s Spirit of the Community Awards 2018 for its CashBack Change Cycle employability programme.

  • 25 July 2018
    News, Funding, Business, Scottish Government

    Businesses impacted by the fires at the Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh building and Victoria’s Nightclub will be able to access a fund of up to £5 million, Economy Secretary Derek Mackay has confirmed.

  • 20 July 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Graduate Recruitment, Skills Development Scotland

    Skills Development Scotland brought universities and colleges from across Scotland together at an event aimed to support the growth and success of Graduate Apprenticeships (GAs).

  • 19 July 2018
    News, Careers, Skills Development Scotland, Work Experience

    Skills Development Scotland’s approach to careers advice has been backed by a leading international economic group.

  • 18 July 2018
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Young People

    To ensure our workforce has the skills and training required to meet the changing needs of employers and the Scottish economy, £10million will be invested to extend the Flexible Workforce Development Fund pilot.

  • 5 July 2018
    News, Funding, Skills Development Scotland, Universities

    The STEM Bursary programme has been expanded to include a new subject area, giving more career-changers the opportunity to move into education.

  • 27 June 2018
    News, Young People

  • 19 June 2018
    News, Employer, NHS, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing

    New efforts to recruit doctors, nurses and specialist health staff from across the world will launch later this year.

  • 15 June 2018
    News, Young People

    As 2018 is the Year of Young People the younger team members of DYW West and DYW Glasgow have teamed up to tackle the objective of the Year of Young People 2018 - to provide a platform for young people to have their views about education heard and acted upon.

  • 13 June 2018
    News, Employment, Skills Development Scotland, Training

    A clearer picture of the Gaelic language labour market has emerged thanks to a new study published by Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

  • 12 June 2018
    News, Statistics, Scottish Government

    The latest quarterly Scottish Government Workforce Information statistics have been published today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. These statistics cover the numbers of workers, staff sickness rates, and the diversity of staff, up to the most recent quarter ending March 2018.

  • 12 June 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Statistics, Youth Employment

    The Scottish Government target for apprenticeships has been exceeded, with 27,145 people starting Modern Apprenticeships in 2017/2018, surpassing last year’s target of 27,000.

  • 12 June 2018
    News, Employment, Statistics, Scottish Government

    Public Sector Employment Statistics for Scotland, released today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, show that there were 561,300 people employed in the public sector in Scotland in Q1 2018.

  • 9 June 2018
    News, First Minister, NHS, Scottish Government

    The majority of NHS Scotland staff will receive a 3% pay rise this year, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.