• Member Workshop – Quality Update

    Member Workshop – Quality Update

    A free Member Workshop focussing on quality issues will be held in Glasgow on 25 February 2016. The workshop will feature speakers from SQA, City & Guilds and Skills Development Scotland. It will also include an update from STF...
  • Employability Performance Data published

    Employability Performance Data published

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has published performance data of training providers contracted to deliver the Employability Fund (EF). The data covers the period 1 April 2014 to 30 October 2015. The document is in Excel format and can be...
  • Employability Fund Evaluation published

    Employability Fund Evaluation published

    Skills Development Scotland has published an Executive Summary of its Employability Fund Formative Evaluation. The report can be downloaded via the link below. Employability Fund Formative Evaluation      
  • Rob Wallen is new Chair for SCQFP Board

    Rob Wallen is new Chair for SCQFP Board

    The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Partnership Board has announced the appointment of Mr Rob Wallen as its new Chair. Mr Wallen will continue in his position as Principal of North East Scotland College when he commences the...
  • Member Job Vacancies – ITEC Integrations

    Member Job Vacancies – ITEC Integrations

    Employability Trainer/Vocational Assessor EMPLOYABILITY TRAINER – We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who can deliver in house SQA approved pre-employment training programmes for school leavers preparing to enter the jobs market for the first time. VOCATIONAL...
  • Scottish Government Draft Budget 2016-17

    Scottish Government Draft Budget 2016-17

    The Scottish Government published its draft budget for 2016-17 in mid-December. Included in the full report – which runs to 175 pages – is a commitment to expand the Education Maintenance Allowance and Modern Apprenticeship programmes. The budget for...
  • SDS offers Equality and Diversity training

    SDS offers Equality and Diversity training

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is offering MA and Employability Fund training providers the opportunity to take part in equality and diversity training. Sessions will support training providers to play their part in progressing the ambitious targets in the SDS...