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January 2018

  • 27 February 2018
    Event, Aberdeen

    Mearns Academy would like to invite businesses to an exciting event taking place next year.

  • 17 January 2018
    Event, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Kilmarnock

    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.

  • 12 January 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland

    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.

  • 12 January 2018
    News, Employer, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    The UK’s largest fully integrated forestry company received the Award at its Dalbeattie sawmill earlier this month.

  • 12 January 2018

    SDS has worked with partners to create new national Early Learning and Childcare Skills Investment Plan (SIP) for the sector.

  • 11 January 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Youth Employment, Scottish Government

    At least 28,000 new apprentices will be trained next year, with increased support for rural areas and key sectors.

  • 21 December 2017
    Content Type, Careers, Local Authority, Skills Development Scotland

    West Lothian is the first local authority in Scotland to have My World of Work Ambassadors in place throughout all of its secondary schools.

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

    The Nutshell Guide to Apprenticeships has been created by the National Parent Forum Scotland (NPFS) on behalf of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and is being distributed nationwide.

  • 18 December 2017
    News, Skills, Skills Development Scotland, Work Experience

    This year the RSAs focus much more on demand side evidence. Recent proposals in the Enterprise and Skills Review around Skills Alignment include a Five Step planning model.

  • 14 December 2017
    News, First Minister, Employment, Skills Development Scotland

    A new £65 million ‘Factory for the Future’ will be built on the banks of the Clyde at Inchinnan, right next door to Glasgow Airport.