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Events 9 October 2016

Skills Development Scotland has teamed up with the Daily Record for the first Scottish Apprenticeship Shows

Taking place in Glasgow and Edinburgh in October, it's the perfect opportunity for youngsters to talk to employers, ask questions and get the right information. A whole host of sectors will be represented – from engineering to retail to media – so there is bound to be something for everyone.

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News 27 July 2016

Laura is unstoppable since winning her Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Hotel worker Laura Burdin is urging employers, training providers and apprentices to get their entries in for this year’s Scottish Apprenticeship Awards.

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News 27 July 2016

Benefits of Work-Based Learning Shared with New Zealand Audience

Work-based learning could lead to a sharp uptake in economic growth for Scotland, an audience of business and training leaders has heard.

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News 25 July 2016

Digital World Champions – Mending the skills pipeline

As a Digital World Champion, Careers Adviser Gina Kelly attended a meet-up of the Scotland Women in Technology Network. She talks about gender issues facing the sector.

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News 21 July 2016

Nominations for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards are open

We’re looking for excellent Apprentices who deserve recognition for their hard work. And we want to showcase employers committed to the Apprenticeship programme.

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