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June 2017

  • 27 February 2018
    Event, Aberdeen

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

  • 9 February 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers services scored grades of very good and good across all categories in an Education Scotland review published on Friday.

  • 8 February 2018
    News, Equality, Minister for Employability & Training, Scottish Government

    A £500,000 fund to promote equality within the workplace has been opened by Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn.

  • 1 February 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    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.

  • 24 January 2018
    News, Employment, Labour Market, Statistics

    The number of people in employment increased by 7,000 over the quarter with 2,662,000 people in employment in Scotland.

  • 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.