Celebrating Scottish Careers Week 2022
In its second year, Scottish Careers Week offered five times as many opportunities to shape the future for people, employers, and organisations across the country.
Delivering Scotland’s Career Service 2021/22
The fourth annual report on our career services outlines the impact and breadth of our delivery across Scotland.
Latest Regional and Sectoral Skills Assessments published
The latest Regional Skills Assessments and Sectoral Skills Assessments have been published.
Demand for green jobs in Scotland is growing
Existing jobs are transforming to reflect Scotland’s just transition to net zero. That is one of the findings of new research from the Universities of Warwick and Strathclyde to define and estimate green jobs in Scotland. Green Jobs in Scotland: An inclusive approach to definition, measurement and analysis also found green jobs offer higher-than-average salaries.
Parent and carer research – Parent’s Voice 2022/23
Parents and carers are one of the main influencers over the choices young people make about subjects and careers.
Appointments to our Board
Three new appointments to the Skills Development Scotland Board have been announced by Scottish Government.
Industry-led approach to reviewing and approving apprenticeships is making ‘leaps and bounds’
Looking back over a year characterised by pace of change, the Chair of the Apprenticeship Approvals Group, Ruth Jennings of Sainsbury’s, publishes her third annual review.
Scotland’s colleges are transitioning at pace
ESP Sector Manager for Construction John Renwick tells us Scotland's colleges are ready to meet energy efficiency training needs
New VR tool launched for Scottish schools
Pupils from Castlebrae High School were the first in the country to test a new VR system designed to promote careers in construction.
Skills for a Changing World
New Strategic Plan offers blueprint for tackling economic challenges