• STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Katie Hutton

    Katie Hutton, Skills Development Scotland Katie Hutton is Director of National Training Programmes for Skills Development Scotland (SDS). Katie’s role covers contracting and contract management for national training programmes which attract a public funding contribution – principally Modern Apprenticeships...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Stuart McKenna

    Stuart McKenna, Chief Executive, Scottish Training Federation Stuart is Chief Executive of the Scottish Training Federation (STF) and was appointed to the role in February 2015. For the last 20 years, he has worked for a range of different...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Stuart Leitch

    Stuart G Leitch, Chair, STF Ltd; Managing Director MI Technologies Stuart Leitch is the Managing Director of MI Technologies, a major independent training organisation based in Glasgow.  With over 35 staff, the company covers a wide range of traditional...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Dave Scott

    Dave Scott, Campaign Director, Nil by Mouth Dave is the Campaign Director of Scotland’s leading anti-sectarianism charity Nil by Mouth. The charity works to raise awareness of sectarianism and provide free services and resources to promote greater religious tolerance...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Iain Gray MSP

    Iain Gray MSP, Education, Skills and Science Spokesperson, Scottish Labour Iain spent his early years in Edinburgh before his family moved to Inverness. He went to George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, then the Royal Academy in Inverness, where he...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Judith Ralston

    Judith Ralston, BBC Scotland Originally from Edinburgh, Judith trained as a musician and studied singing at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Royal Northern College of Music. Her operatic singing career ended prematurely when her voice...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Prof Ewart Keep

    Professor Ewart Keep, Director, Oxford University Ewart Keep is Director of the Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance based at the Department of Education, Oxford University; and a member of the joint Scottish Funding Council/Skills Development Scotland Skills...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Alasdair MacRae

    Alasdair MacRae, Head Of Business Development & Customer Support, SQA Alasdair is a passionate believer in vocational education and training. Alasdair joined Bank of Scotland at the age of 18 in preference to a university place — a bold...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speakers – Kaye Adams

    Kaye Adams Kaye Adams is one of the country’s most experienced live TV and radio broadcasters. She is a regular anchor of ITV’s award-winning , daytime panel show, ‘Loose Women’ and has the prime 9-12 morning slot on BBC...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Employer Engagement

    Session title: Employer Engagement Find out more about the SDS approach to engaging more than 200 companies as part of a campaign to support employers to make the most of apprenticeships. The SDS Employer Engagement Team is offering help...