Mearns Academy would like to invite businesses to an exciting event taking place next year.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers services scored grades of very good and good across all categories in an Education Scotland review published on Friday.
A £500,000 fund to promote equality within the workplace has been opened by Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn.
Organised by Paisley’s Skills Development Scotland careers centre, in partnership with West College Scotland, the event gave young people the chance to discover the benefits Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships.
The number of people in employment increased by 7,000 over the quarter with 2,662,000 people in employment in Scotland.
Skills Development Scotland is teaming up with equality groups on a series of apprenticeship workshops for training providers. The sessions aim to help providers to recruit and support apprentices from underrepresented groups. It’s part of SDS’s plan to ensure apprenticeships are accessible and inclusive for all.
More than 3,500 new work-based learning opportunities will help boost Scotland’s economy and give young people a head-start in their careers.
The UK’s largest fully integrated forestry company received the Award at its Dalbeattie sawmill earlier this month.
SDS has worked with partners to create new national Early Learning and Childcare Skills Investment Plan (SIP) for the sector.
At least 28,000 new apprentices will be trained next year, with increased support for rural areas and key sectors.