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  • Increasing the employment of disabled people in the public sector

    Increasing the employment of disabled people in the public sector

    The Scottish Government (SG) is holding events with stakeholders to discuss how to increase the employment rates of disabled people in the public sector. Only around 11.7% disabled people are employment in the public sector, with around 20% of...
  • Repeat for GDPR workshop

    Repeat for GDPR workshop

    A third member workshop on GDPR has been arranged for Friday 29 June, 10.00-12.00 in Glasgow. This is a repeat of the first two workshops held on 6 & 11 June, which were oversubscribed. The session will provide a...
  • Job vacancy – Training for Care

    Training for Care is a well-established specialist training provider for the childcare and social care sectors in the Lothians. We are looking for a qualified and experienced SVQ childcare assessor (Social Services Children and Young People SVQ3) to join...
  • Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018

    Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018

    Applications are now welcomed for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018. There are three new categories this year, including Apprentice Instructor of the Year. STF is hosting two workshops with top tips to write an award-winning entry and more information...
  • Talented trio celebrates 10 years at SCQF

    Talented trio celebrates 10 years at SCQF

    In 2008 the small team that comprised the SCQF Partnership (SCQFP) Executive Team doubled in size! Three became six, and of the six, ten years later in 2018, three members of the team are still working for the SCQFP,...
  • FA Workshop postponed

    FA Workshop postponed

    The STF Member workshop on Foundation Apprenticeships has been postponed as it is due to be held just prior to Skills Development Scotland (SDS) announcing its commissioning strategy for Foundation Apprenticeship procurement 2019-21. The main purpose of the workshop...
  • SG Letter of Guidance to SDS 2018-19

    SG Letter of Guidance to SDS 2018-19

    Scottish Government has published its annual Letter of Guidance to Skills Development Scotland, outlining the strategic priorities the agency should pursue in 2018-19. The SDS budget has increased from £179.6M in 2017-18 to £193.3M in 2018-19. Some of the...
  • Member workshop – Dealing with disability

    Member workshop – Dealing with disability

    A free member workshop on Dealing with Disability in the Workplace will be held in Glasgow on Friday 1 June 2018 This workshop will look at employers’ legal responsibilities towards disabled employees and candidates, including: How can I decide...
  • Minister to speak at STF Conference

    Minister to speak at STF Conference

    Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training, will speak at the STF Annual Conference & Awards being held at Crieff Hydro in September. This will be the third year in a row that the Minister has accepted the...
  • Job vacancy – Limelight Careers

    Job vacancy – Limelight Careers

    Limelight Careers is looking to recruit a Scottish Vocational Qualifications Assessor for Business Administration, Customer Service and/or Financial Services. The post is based in Edinburgh. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2018. Interested parties should send a...