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Jennifer Kolonko
18 August 2023

Nominations open for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Nominations open for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

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23 December 2022

Statement on 2022-23 apprenticeship funding SDS statement on 2022-23 apprenticeship funding

SDS statement on 2022-23 apprenticeship funding, updated 22 December 2022

20 December 2022

Employers show demand for Graduate Apprenticeships supporting learners across Scotland

Employers are increasingly taking on Graduate Apprentices to secure new talent and get the skills they need while creating opportunities for young people.

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20 December 2022

Interim Participation Snapshot for 16–19-year olds

SDS has today published the Interim Participation Snapshot for 16–19-year olds, following changes to the frequency of the publication.

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20 December 2022

Angus and Glasgow pupils excel in finance challenge

Carnoustie High & Hillpark Secondary crowned winners thanks to investment know-how

20 December 2022

Apprenticeship Awards winner Samir's prize project

Former Scottish Apprentice of the Year Samir Khan-Young has co-designed a flagship national award celebrating innovative manufacturers who champion fair work and inclusivity.

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15 December 2022

Apprenticeships unlocking potential for awards finalists

Awards finalists announced to help launch Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2023.

15 December 2022

SDS team up with Edge on future of apprenticeships

Experts have set out how apprenticeship systems can be improved to meet current and future skills demands in a collaboration between Skills Development Scotland and the Edge Foundation.

14 December 2022

Career Review in action: joined up services supporting young people

A new short film produced as part of the Career Review showcases the power of joined up personalised services supporting young people.

13 December 2022

Report spotlights apprenticeships as crucial to tackling changes in the world of work

Automation, digitalisation, the green transition and demographic shifts offer opportunities for Scotland's apprenticeship system, according to a new report from an international economic agency.