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SDS Drones At Our Lady's High Cumbernauld Pupils Dani Rab And Josh Mcintyre 3
22 January 2024

Every high school in North Lanarkshire lands drones careers sessions

Wide range of potential future construction careers showcased as part of Future Fridays partnership

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13 November 2023

Parents Doubt Power To Persuade Children About Careers

New research shows that parents are way more influential than they think they are when it comes to education, jobs and training.

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24 October 2023

Event to share latest career insight from young Scots

Event to share latest career insight from young Scots

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15 September 2023

Survey to seek insight on skills for Hospitality apprenticeships

A nationwide consultation has been launched to give those working in the Hospitality industry the chance to have a say on the skills needed for apprenticeships in the sector.

15 September 2023

Call for sector to shape future skills of Service apprenticeships

Those working across Scotland’s Service industry are being called to share their views on the skills needed for apprenticeships.

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13 September 2023

What influences young people’s future plans?

Good pay is the most important factor for young people in their future job or career, according to new research.

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26 July 2023

More than 144,000 Scottish pupils offered help with their 2023 results

Scottish pupils are set to receive their full Higher, National and Advanced results on the 8th August 2023, and SDS' expert careers advisers will be on hand to help.

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28 June 2023

Scottish Government post-school education and skills reform

The actions are part of the initial priorities set out in the publication of Purpose and Principles for Post-School Education and Skills.

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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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29 July 2022

Taic ga tabhann do chòrr is 140,000 Sgoilearan albannach le toraidhean nan deuchainnean aca

Taic ga tabhann do chòrr is 140,000 Sgoilearan albannach le toraidhean nan deuchainnean aca