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Read the latest updates from Skills Development Scotland. Explore events taking place during Scottish Careers Week 2023 by selecting that heading below and using the categories to filter.

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Getting retrofit right

More than two million homes in Scotland need to make the move to low carbon heating for the country to meet net zero targets. Read more about those upskilling Scotland's workforce to meet the retrofit challenge.

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Working closer together yields fresh career outlook for Rebecca

Having an expert Careers Adviser at hand helps with CV and job prospects

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SDS Helps Pupils Stay In School

Ross was frustrated by his subject choices and was about to leave school, but an SDS careers adviser found a solution that not only encouraged him to stay on, but also set him on a whole new career path.


STEM Bursary provides the formula for Jamie's new career

STEM Bursary provides the formula for Jamie's new career

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Robert challenges stereotypes in childcare

Robert’s experience highlights that career support starts in school - but it doesn’t end there.

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Thriving in a new career thanks to bursary support

Tanya embraces her new job as a Computing Science teacher thanks to the support from the Teaching Bursary scheme

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Team Scotland approach helps RoslinCT grow their business

Team Scotland approach helps RoslinCT grow their business

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PACE support helps Mela get a new job

PACE support helped Mela Lynch get a new job following redundancy

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SDS Helps Ukranian Refugee Follow In His Family's Footsteps

A case study highlighting the great work the SDS careers service does to help young people

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Archerfield and SDS Cook Up Careers For Young People

A case study about how the SDS careers service helps Scotland's young people.