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23 June 2023

SDS publishes Annual Review 2022-23

Strong delivery against core service targets within tight budget constraints and Platinum Investors in People accreditation among highlights of Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Annual Review.

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19 June 2023

New Chair Appointed To National Digital Skills Group

Skills Development Scotland has appointed Cameron Lepper as the new Chair of its Digital Economy Skills Group (DESG)

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07 June 2023

Review of skills landscape published

Scottish Government has published the report and recommendations from the Independent Review of the Skills Delivery Landscape.

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05 June 2023

Exploring future careers with Minecraft

Explore future careers within the popular game, Minecraft

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31 May 2023

Building the foundations for lasting change

Changes and improvements coming to My World of Work

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23 May 2023

Investing in the future finance workforce

Scottish pupils will get a crash course in the stock market with a new game developed in partnership by Scottish Financial Enterprise and Skills Development Scotland.

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23 May 2023

Highest ever number of Modern Apprentices in Scotland

More than 25,000 new Modern Apprenticeships were created by Scotland’s employers in the past year, surpassing the Scottish Government ambition and helping apprenticeship job creation move closer to pre-pandemic levels.

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23 May 2023

Interim Participation Snapshot for 16–19-year olds

The latest statistics have been published.

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28 April 2023

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – Mainstreaming Report Published

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – Mainstreaming Report Published

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21 April 2023

SDS report outlines climate change progress

SDS report outlines climate change progress