• SCQF Conference 2018

    SCQF Conference 2018

    Preparations for the SCQF Conference 2018, Linking the Learning Journey, continue and the Times Educational Supplement (TES) Scotland is now confirmed as the media sponsor. The conference takes place on 22 February 2018 at the Glasgow Radisson Blu and...
  • STEM Strategy published

    STEM Strategy published

    The Scottish Government has published a STEM Education and Training Strategy. One of the aims is to: ‘prioritise STEM in the expansion of Modern Apprenticeships and the development of Graduate Level Apprenticeships and Foundation Apprenticeships. This will start in...
  • Jobs and Skills in Scotland: The Evidence

    Jobs and Skills in Scotland: The Evidence

    Skills Development Scotland has published `Jobs and Skills in Scotland: The Evidence’ which draws together a range of published data sources and commentary to provide an overview of the current health of Scotland’s labour market, its performance since the...
  • Congratulations to SQA Star Awards winners

    Congratulations to SQA Star Awards winners

    `Congratulations’ was the message from the STF Board of Directors to all finalists and winners in the SQA Star Awards¬† which were held in Edinburgh last week. STF was the sponsor of the Training Organisation Candidate of the Year...
  • Core Skills in Business & Administration MA

    A change in the minimum level of core skills required in the Business & Administration Modern Apprenticeship Framework at SCQF 6 (Level 3) – introduced earlier this year – is causing concern for STF members. Core Skills in Communication,...
  • Foundation Apprenticeship Procurement

    Foundation Apprenticeship Procurement

    Changes to the procurement process for Foundation Apprenticeships – aimed at encouraging greater collaboration between colleges and independent training providers – were introduced this year. These changes have been broadly welcomed. However, a number of STF members have reported...
  • SQA/STF Forum

    SQA/STF Forum

    The next meeting of the SQA/STF Forum will be held on Tuesday 7 November 2017. All STF members are welcome to attend this group. For more details, contact Stuart McKenna
  • STF Annual General Meeting 2017

    STF Annual General Meeting 2017

    The STF Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at LAGTA Ltd, Woodside, Eurocentral, ML1 4UY The meeting will commence at 1,00pm and will be followed by a Members’ Meeting which will finish no...
  • STF Awards videos on YouTube

    STF Awards videos on YouTube

    Promotional videos made for the finalists in some of the categories in the STF Awards 2017 are now available to view on the STF YouTube page. Videos from the main speakers at the Annual Conference will be posted in...