• IiYP funding 2018

    The Scottish Government has awarded Remarkable £200k to support around 60 eligible businesses to receive up to 100% funding towards the Investors in Young People Good Practice award in 2018. Click on the link below for more information. IiYP...
  • Let’s Talk! STF Conference Programme published

    Let’s Talk! STF Conference Programme published

    The Programme for the STF Annual Conference & Awards 2018 has been published. More details are available on the Conference Programme page.
  • FWDF Evaluation Report published

    FWDF Evaluation Report published

    An independent evaluation report on the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) has been published by the Scottish Government. The 120-page report provides a narrative of how the fund has been administered and delivered in the first year of operation...
  • Education Scotland review of ICT and Automotive MAs

    Following the recent Education Scotland reviews of the Automotive and ICT MA Frameworks, an event aimed at sharing best practice will be held in Glasgow on 5 September 2018. The event – hosted by Skills Development Scotland – will...
  • Funding for South of Scotland enterprise and skills projects

    Four key enterprise projects will reinvigorate the south of Scotland’s economy and stimulate inclusive growth, supported by Scottish Government funding. The South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SOSEP) has awarded £7.68 million to projects across Dumfries and Galloway and the...
  • Job vacancy – learndirect

    Learndirect is currently looking to recruit a Health and Social Care Coach, covering Glasgow and surrounding area. Click here for more details.  
  • Apprentice survey – a chance to win £20 Amazon vouchers

    Emma Bolger, a lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland, is currently undertaking a PhD researching career decision-making of Modern Apprentices. Modern Apprentices in Scotland are invited to complete this survey as part of her research, https://hw.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/ma-background-survey-june-2018...
  • Delay for FA commissioning

    Delay for FA commissioning

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has confirmed the commissioning process for the delivery of Foundation Apprenticeships in 2019 – 21 will be delayed until the end of July Documentation was expected to be published via Public Contracts Scotland week commencing...
  • Street Soccer Scotland scores SCQF success

    Street Soccer Scotland scores SCQF success

    With World Cup fever well and truly upon us, football is on the minds of the nation, but none more than the Street Soccer Scotland team. Founded in 2009, Street Soccer Scotland is a social enterprise which uses football...
  • SQA is main sponsor for STF Conference 2018

    SQA is main sponsor for STF Conference 2018

    SQA has been confirmed as the main sponsor for the STF Annual Conference and Awards 2018. The popular event would not be possible without the generous support of sponsors – and once again, SQA will be the main conference...