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Read the latest updates from Skills Development Scotland. Explore stories by selecting the categories to filter.

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19 March 2024

New chapter for career services in Oban

Residents in Oban are set to benefit from changes to the career service.

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18 March 2024

New Deputy Chair for Scotland’s Digital Economy Skills Group.

NEOS Networks’ Lesley MacRury takes over the post

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14 March 2024

Changes to the careers service in Thurso

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is changing location in Thurso as part of a drive to help more people through partnership working in community venues.

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11 March 2024

Bioeconomy Week Scotland blog: Sarah Hunt

SDS Sector Manager for Life Sciences, Sarah Hunt, highlights and celebrates the achievements of the sector and its importance to Scotland as a whole.

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08 March 2024

Butcher Marc is a cut above as he’s named Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year

A craft butcher from Falkirk who credits his apprenticeship with changing his life has been named as Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year.

Fiaz Khan
04 March 2024

#ScotAppWeek24 Blog: Fiaz Khan, CEMVO Scotland

Fiaz Khan, Race Equality Mainstream Officer at CEMVO Scotland, highlights a partnership with SDS aimed at improving understanding of race equality to support apprenticeship recruitment.

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04 March 2024

Apprenticeships generating skills for Scotland

Businesses and young people across the country are backing apprenticeships to support skills generation.

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23 February 2024

Apprenticeships events set to run across North Lanarkshire

Young people and their parents and carers across North Lanarkshire have the chance to find out about apprenticeship opportunities from a programme of local and national events running throughout Scottish Apprenticeship Week, 4-8 March.

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19 February 2024

New location for the career service in Alloa

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is changing location in Alloa as part of a drive to help more people through partnership working in community venues.

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15 February 2024

Perth residents to benefit from changes to the career service

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is changing location in Perth as part of a drive to help more people through partnership working in community venues.