• Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

    Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

    Scottish Apprenticeship Week – from 6 to 10 March – is the annual campaign to show that apprenticeships work for businesses, individuals and the economy. The campaign theme for 2017 is ‘Apprenticeships are Changing’. More details about this year’s...
  • 2018 Employment support contracts

    2018 Employment support contracts

    Contracts worth up to £96 million will be put out to tender to deliver Scotland’s full programme of employment services from 2018. Employability Minister, Jamie Hepburn, has confirmed that nine contract areas will deliver employment support across Scotland next year,...
  • DYW Glasgow – breakfast meeting

    DYW Glasgow – breakfast meeting

    DYW – Glasgow is holding a breakfast meeting for training providers on Tuesday 28 February 2017 from 8.30am – 10.00am. The meeting will be held at Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, Glasgow – and will provide an...
  • SDS Annual Report 2015-16

    The Skills Development Scotland Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2016 has been published on the company’s web site. The report notes that £75.3 million was spent on Modern Apprenticeships in 2015-16, compared to £73.7 million in...
  • STF and SDS joint equalities event

    STF and SDS joint equalities event

    STF and Skills Development Scotland have joined forces to offer training providers an opportunity to attend a half-day conference focussed on equality and diversity issues. “Get Connected – Progressing Equality and Diversity in Modern Apprenticeships” will be held at the...