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Scotland's skills needs in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution.

Latest news and events

Free networking event for female Modern Apprentices working in STEM

Events 20 July 2017

Free networking event for female Modern Apprentices working in STEM

Equate Scotland, in partnership with SSE and Skills Development Scotland, are hosting an informal evening of networking and career development workshops

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Events 19 July 2017

Making Next Steps the right ones

Careers and employment event for local young people

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News 19 July 2017

Exam Results Helpline

Skills Development Scotland’s Exam Results Helpline will open on Tuesday 8 August as 139,000 students across the country receive their National, Higher and Advanced Higher results. This is the 25th ye...

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News 18 July 2017

Progress made on promoting equalities within Modern Apprenticeships

Updated SDS action plan records achievements and outlines future focus

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News 7 July 2017

Working with partners to support skills

SDS Annual Review published

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