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  • SAAB Structure and Remit document

    SAAB Structure and Remit document

    An updated document which outlines the structure and remit of the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board – SAAB – has been published by Skills Development Scotland. The document provides a list of members of the four groups which comprise SAAB...
  • SDS Operating Plan 2017-18 published

    Skills Development Scotland has published its Operating Plan 2017-18. Click on the link below to view the full report in PDF format. SDS Operating Plan 2017-18 (PDF)
  • SCQF celebrates Living Wage commitment

    SCQF celebrates Living Wage commitment

    The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership has announce that the organisation has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer by the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative. Click here for full press release.
  • Sibbald is Finalist in Business Awards

    Sibbald is Finalist in Business Awards

    Sibbald Training has been selected as finalists in two business categories for the VIBES Scottish Environmental Business Awards 2017. The VIBES Scottish Environmental Business Awards encourages businesses across Scotland to increase their sustainability and reduce impact on the environment....
  • STF Awards 2017 – finalists announced!

    STF Awards 2017 – finalists announced!

    The finalists in each category of the STF Awards 2017 have been announced. The winners will be announced at the STF Annual Conference on 26 September 2017. Click on the link below for more details. STF Awards 2017 –...
  • Early Learning expansion workshop

    Early Learning expansion workshop

    The ambition to increase free early learning and childcare (ELC) entitlement in Scotland to 1,140 hours per year by 2020 provides a clear set of challenges and opportunities for the ELC sector. The Skills Investment Plan: Prospectus for Early...
  • Referencing Report of the SCQF and the HKQF

    Referencing Report of the SCQF and the HKQF

    The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership (SCQFP) and the Education Bureau (EDB) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China have recently published a report on the referencing of...
  • Seven things about Apprenticeships

    Seven things about Apprenticeships

    The Scottish Government has published a new leaflet `Seven things you need to know about Scottish Apprenticeships’, which provides information about Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship levy in Scotland. The two-page document will be helpful to training providers in explaining...
  • Foundation Apprenticeship Workshop

    Foundation Apprenticeship Workshop

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will shortly be commissioning for 2018-20 Foundation Apprenticeship delivery.   As in previous years, SDS will be commissioning delivery through a Competitive Funding Offer process, open to all Scottish colleges and local authorities as lead...
  • FIPS Focus Group

    Skills Development Scotland has published information relating to the newly-established FIPS Focus Group. The Terms of Reference – and a note of the first meeting held last month – are now available. Click on the links below for more...