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  • 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...
  • SCQFP Job Vacancy – Development Officer

    SCQFP Job Vacancy – Development Officer

    The SCQF Partnership is currently recruiting for an exciting part time post (21 hours per week) to support a range of activities related to business development both in the UK and overseas. In particular this role will involve attracting...
  • Become a Board Member of STF

    Become a Board Member of STF

    One STF Director will retire at the forthcoming AGM on 22 November 2017 and this will create a vacancy for a new Director to be elected. Any STF member organisation can put forward a candidate for election to the...
  • The Circular Economy and Valuing Resources

    Semta and Zero Waste Scotland are offering a CPD opportunity for all MA Centre staff, Apprentices and employer partners in engineering and related disciplines on Tuesday 14 November 2017 in East Kilbride. As sustainability and waste reduction becomes increasingly...
  • Free Caring for Vulnerable Children course

    Members may be interested in registering for a ‘Caring for Vulnerable Children’ course. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about those children who are care experienced and the barriers to learning that they face. It is also...
  • RPL focus for NHS staff

    RPL focus for NHS staff

    NHS Scotland staff will benefit from an innovative project led by NHS Education for Scotland in collaboration with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership. ‘Getting it Right‘ aims to develop and roll out Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)...
  • Free apprenticeship travel consultation

    Free apprenticeship travel consultation

    The Scottish Government wants to hear views on providing free bus travel to modern apprentices under 21 to support their travel costs. The consultation is open until 17 November 2017. Click here for more details.