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Key data from East Dunbartonshire

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we provided PACE support to 53 individuals dealing with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 565 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 60 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 31.7% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Dunbartonshire is 75.7%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 8,804 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 5,362 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 of the 7,822 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 83% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 30 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 335 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 189 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,036 16-19 year olds in East Dunbartonshire 96.1% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 26 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and a number registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 72 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £3.2m in the local area.

Our performance in East Dunbartonshire.

Our latest briefing provides a snapshot of the work we do for individuals and businesses in East Dunbartonshire.

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SDS Support: Shannon's story

East Dunbartonshire teen Shannon has got her future career on the right track after support from Skills Development Scotland’s Next Steps programme helped her to gain an engineering Modern Apprenticeship with ScotRail.

Read Shannon's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, West Region

Sharon Kelly

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Laura McCormack

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Tony Minchella

Education Manager

Claire Johnston