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Skills Development Scotland is joining with partners to highlight the work being undertaken to support young people with disabilities to progress onto apprenticeships or training.

Entitled "Get Connected", the event is already at capacity, and will see groups or organisations who support young people with disabilities to access training and employment opportunities learning more about the work being undertaken by Skills Development Scotland.

When: Friday, 11 December 2015 from 9:00 to 12:30

Where: Mercure Glasgow City Hotel, 201 Ingram Street Glasgow G1 1DQ

Agenda (Subject to change)

9.00 - Registration & Networking

9.30 - Introduction - Kirsteen Allison, Disability Expert, Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

9.40 - CIAG update (focusing on supporting young people with additional support needs)

10.00 - Equalities Plan update (disabilities) - Karen Murray, Head of NTP Development, SDS

10.30 - ASN Fund - April Robertson, NTP Development Executive, SDS

10.45 - Digital Interfaces (accessibility) - Patricia Crook, Project Executive - Accessibility, SDS

11.15 - Workshops

12.15 - Next steps and plenary

12.30 - Networking lunch

While this event is already full, further opportunities will follow in the future to learn more about the work being done by SDS in this area.

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