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  • Early Years apprenticeships increase

    Early Years apprenticeships increase

    A record number of early years apprenticeships are expected to start this year as part of the expansion of free nursery and childcare. The Scottish Government is almost doubling funded childcare from 600 to 1,140 hours by 2020, backed...
  • £1.8 billion for universities & colleges 2018-19

    £1.8 billion for universities & colleges 2018-19

    The allocation of £1.8 billion of public funding to individual universities and colleges has been announced for the next academic year. Universities will share over £1.1 billion of funding while the revenue budget for colleges will increase by 8.3%...
  • Devolved Employment Services statistics

    Devolved Employment Services statistics

    Scotland’s Chief Statistician has published the second in a new series of experimental statistics about Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services. The second edition published statistics for the first nine months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both...
  • City & Guilds Network Events

    City & Guilds Network Events

    City and Guilds is running a series of free network events in Glasgow across the following sectors: Hair and Beauty, Automotive, Construction, Hospitality and Catering. These events will give delegates the opportunity to discuss City & Guilds qualifications, resources...
  • STF to meet with Training Minister

    STF to meet with Training Minister

    The Chief Executive and Members of the STF Board will meet with Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training, within the next few weeks. The meeting will focus on cuts to MA Contribution Rates, procurement arrangements for the...
  • WorldSkills UK Engineering – time to enter!

    WorldSkills UK is a set of dynamic skills competitions for young people and adults, designed and delivered by industry experts. They run each year in over 55 skills across the UK. Top scorers from across the regional heats and...
  • BEMIS Apprenticeship Event – 2 March 2018

    BEMIS is holding an event to promote Foundation and Modern Apprenticeships on Friday 2 March 2018 at the City Chambers in Glasgow. Click on the link below to download the flier which contains full details. BEMIS Apprenticeship Event Flier...
  • Success for SCQF Conference

    Success for SCQF Conference

    Speaker presentations from the conference are now available to view on the SCQF web site. On Thursday 22 February 2018, 230 participants from 142 organisations from 13 countries gathered in Glasgow for SCQF: Linking the Learning Journey; a conference which...
  • Repeat for Apprenticeships Workshop

    Repeat for Apprenticeships Workshop

    A member workshop looking at Apprenticeship developments North and South of the border – being held in Glasgow on Tuesday 20 March 2018 – is now fully booked. The workshop will be repeated on Wednesday 4 April 2018. Agenda...
  • BEMIS Race equality training pilot

    BEMIS Race equality training pilot

    BEMIS Scotland is piloting a race equality training course aimed at Training Providers and Employers delivering Apprenticeships.. The course, entitled ‘Improving sustainable outcomes for ethnic minority communities’, assumes no previous knowledge, and will take participants through a number of...