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The Apprenticeship Levy

Five things Scottish employers should know.

Scotland's Apprentice of the Year

The search is on for the country's best apprentices and their employers.

Latest news and events

Events 25 May 2017

Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2017

Rewarding the next generation of leaders in renewables

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News 27 April 2017

Helping deal with the impact of redundancy

The prospect of redundancy is one of the most stressful things a person can face. That is why Skills Development Scotland (SDS) offers free advice and support, to minimise the impact for people a...

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News 27 April 2017

Volunteer as a tech role model for girls to be the change you want to see

Support is now available for students and people working in technology careers who want to volunteer as a role model or mentor for school age girls.

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Events 26 April 2017

Employability event for young people in Dundee

Training providers, apprenticeships and career support available

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News 25 April 2017

Blog: Learning lessons on gender bias

Institute of Physics Head of Gender Balance Jessica Rowson on the lessons being learned on improving uptake of physics by girls in English schools, and how it can help tackle unconscious bias here in ...

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