• STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – NTP challenges and improvements

    Session title: NTP challenges and improvements An opportunity to discuss the challenges providers face in delivering Modern Apprenticeships and the Employability Fund, to share good practice and to share improvements which are being developed. Session hosts: Marie Donnelly, SDS...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Business Continuity

    Session title: Business Continuity The chance to discuss how business continuity can complement National Training Programmes and the benefits it can offer Training Providers when delivering apprenticeships.’ Session host: Lesley Kelly, SDS Business Continuity & Health & Safety Executive
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Expanding Modern Apprenticeships

    Session title: Expanding Modern Apprenticeships Where are the opportunities to increase the uptake of Modern Apprenticeships at Level 3 and above? How can SDS best support training providers to achieve ambitious Scottish Government targets? Session host: Tommy Cuthbert, SDS...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – CWR & SERI

    Session title: Certificate of Work Readiness  & Scotland’s Employer Recruitment Incentive (SERI) / Open Doors Support How can SDS support training providers in delivering the Certificate of Work Readiness award? Hear more about the benefits of the award and...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Quality Assurance

    Session title: Quality Assurance The SDS Quality Assurance Framework was introduced in 2011 for National Training programmes. Training Providers are required to submit Self Assessments and Action Plans demonstrating how they meet the SDS Standards. The Standards and approach...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Improving equality through contracting

    Session title: Improving equality through contracting SDS is committed to equality and diversity in National Training Programmes, such as Modern Apprenticeships. Learn how we can work with training providers and other partners to ensure greater impact in this area....
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – apprenticeships.scot

    Session title: Dedicated apprenticeships website apprenticeships.scot Find out how SDS website apprenticeships.scot is promoting apprenticeships to young people, parents and employers, as well as how training providers and employers can advertise vacancies for free. Session host: Lorraine Morrison, SDS...
  • STF Conference 2016 Speed Networking – Marketing apprenticeships

    Session title: Marketing apprenticeships How can SDS, training providers, employers and partners work together to promote apprenticeships to young people and industry? Session hosts: Angela Bennett, SDS Marketing Executive & Susan Hay, SDS External Communications Executive
  • STF Conference 2016 Workshops – Motivation for learning and change

    Workshop title: Motivation for Learning and Change This is a practical, interactive workshop around understanding motivation, including the SCARF model and insights from neuroscience, as well as older models like Maslow and Hertzberg, in order to Make learning stick...
  • STF Conference 2016 Workshops – Marketing and social media

    Workshop title: Social media for training providers The Social Media Workshop will be interactive and jargon free and will include discussion on: How to carefully select the social media platform you’ll use. Planning social media Creating valuable and shareable...