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  • Ignore the junk mail!

    Several members have reported receiving junk email (see below) from a marketing company offering to supply delegate information for the `Scottish Training Federation 2018′. For clarity, STF does not share member details with a third party. This is simply...
  • Business as usual for People 1st

    Business as usual for People 1st

    The Workforce Development Trust has acquired key strategic elements of People 1st which went into administration last week. The acquisition will allow People 1st to continue as a standalone organisation, enabling it to continue focussing on its key activities...
  • Help improve SQA’s website

    Help improve SQA’s website

    SQA is looking for participants to take part in a feedback session to help improve its employer and training provider website. If selected you receive £50 voucher as thank you. Who? Employers or training providers. When? One hour slots...
  • Increasing Employment of Disabled People

    Increasing Employment of Disabled People

    The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on increasing the employment of disabled people in the public sector: The consultation sets out on-going commitment to support disabled people into sustainable and fair work, as well as to stay in...
  • New enterprise agency events

    New enterprise agency events

    Anyone with an interest in the economic future in the South of Scotland is being invited to a series of events to offer their views. The South of Scotland Economic Partnership is hosting the events, being held across the...
  • Funding to increase disabled employment rate

    Funding to increase disabled employment rate

    New funding of £1 million will help employers with support and advice to enable more disabled people to move into work, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Disabled people make up 20% of Scotland’s population, but only 11% of...
  • New web site for SCQF

    New web site for SCQF

    After a lengthy period of design and development, the SCQF Partnership has launched its new website – http://scqf.org.uk User experience was fundamental to our project, so design and functionality of the website was built using the Umbraco platform, known...
  • City & Guilds QA events

    City & Guilds QA events

    City and Guilds is running the following events throughout May to support providers in their Quality Assurance Practices. STF members will receive a 20% discount for these events: please use the following code when booking. STF20 18th May  –...
  • SQA Star Awards 2018

    SQA Star Awards 2018

    Nominations for the SQA Star Awards 2018 are now open! The annual Star Awards event is a celebration of the outstanding achievements in education and training not just in Scotland, but throughout the UK and around the world. The...
  • STF Care Forum papers available

    STF Care Forum papers available

    Papers from the latest meeting (12 April 2018) of the STF Care Forum are now available to download from the Member section of the web site https://www.stf.org.uk/member-publications/ The papers include a short summary of the recently published Scottish Government Letter...