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  • 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...
  • Jamie Hepburn MSP to speak at Conference

    Jamie Hepburn MSP to speak at Conference

    Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training, will speak on Day One of the STF Annual Conference this year. The event will be held at Crieff Hydro on 26 and 27 September 2017. Click here for the Annual...
  • Job Vacancy – Falkirk Council

    Falkirk Council Employment and Training Unit is looking to recruit experienced and motivated individuals to join its existing team to co-ordinate, develop and deliver a range of employment and training activities supporting the Council’s priority of increasing skills and...
  • Apprenticeship Consultation Workshops

    Apprenticeship Consultation Workshops

    Three STF member workshops have been arranged to discuss the forthcoming SAAB (Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board) consultation on key principles for Apprenticeships in Scotland. The workshops will be held on: 1   Wednesday 9 August 2017, 10.00-12.00, SCQF, 201...
  • Seventy-six responses to FIPS survey

    Seventy-six responses to FIPS survey

    Seventy-six responses were received for the STF member survey about the SDS FIPS system. The results are currently being analysed. Three representatives from SDS have agreed to attend a workshop with STF members on Tuesday 8 August in Glasgow...
  • `No Wrong Path’ campaign for Results Day

    `No Wrong Path’ campaign for Results Day

    DYW Glasgow will be launching a social media campaign on Scottish Exam Results Day – 8 August 2017 – to promote the idea of `No wrong path’ Recognising that some young people may be disappointed with their exam results...
  • DYW Glasgow event for training providers

    DYW Glasgow event for training providers

    DYW Glasgow is holding an event for Training Providers on 26 July 2017 to provide an update on recent changes to funding initiatives. The event will run from 8.30am -10.30am in the Clydesdale Bank, St Vincent Place, Glasgow. Speakers...
  • Job Vacancy – SECTT

    Job Vacancy (re-advertisement) – Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) requires an ASSESSOR for the SECTT Assessment Centre, Edinburgh. Applicants must have completed an SVQ Level 3 apprenticeship in Electrical Installation, or equivalent, be graded as an Approved Electrician...
  • Generic skills in SQA Qualifications

    Generic skills in SQA Qualifications

    SQA is committed to skills development. Our Core Skills Framework forms the basis of the broad generic skills that learners develop when studying for our qualifications. These are the skills that learners will need in their everyday lives and...
  • It’s a big YES for the STF Awards 2017!

    It’s a big YES for the STF Awards 2017!

    It’s a big YES for the STF Awards 2017! The STF Awards 2017 were officially launched in Glasgow on 12 June 2017 by STF Chair, Stuart Leitch, and BBC weather presenter, Judith Ralston. Joining them were members of the Judging...