7 things you need to know about Scottish Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeship system in Scotland isn’t the same as other parts of the UK. The UK Government has introduced a new way of funding apprenticeships through the Apprenticeship Levy. Skills, including apprenticeships, are a devolved matter...
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What exactly is Hamilton College?

A survey was recently conducted asking people if they had heard of Hamilton College or if they knew what it was? The results were broad as expected. “That’s a teacher training building on Bothwell Road”...

Keeping people at the heart

Glasgow may seem a significant distance from the Indonesian town in which Adisti Chandra spent much of her childhood. In this issue, we learn what inspired Adisti to cross the globe to study for...

Proving his metal

One man’s journey from the steelyards of Clydeside to an MBA and beyond Do you know what the Isle of Cumbrae, an ironman competition and an MBA have in common? Read on to find out...

National Apprenticeship Week 4th – 8th March 2019

The 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week - is set to take place in March 2019. This annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships will bring the whole apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on...

Once Upon a Whisky – Connecting people, cultures and whiskies from a different perspective

Scotland’s whisky tourism industry makes a significant contribution to the economy with numerous visitors arriving from countries around the world to partake in the tours each year.  One person treading a different path when it...

Executives Stretched… leadership training with a difference!

Employees from all over Scotland were put through their paces at Exercise Executive Stretch during a weekend of leadership training at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh. Over 50 participants from a range of businesses took part...

CalMac expands apprenticeship programme

Ferry operator CalMac is expanding its Modern Apprenticeship (MA) programme to include harbour operations. The company has joined forces with Forth Ports Ltd to devise a new Port Operations MA, the first time the port...

How can young people be best prepared to enter the labour market and thrive?

There is little doubt that the world of work is changing more rapidly and dynamically than ever before. The ‘rise of the machines’, the rise of non-standard work and the importance of core employability...

DYW Inverness: Boosting skills and confidence

Launched in early 2016, DYW Inverness and Central Highland forms part of the Scottish Government’s Youth Employment strategy, ensuring our young people have the skills and confidence needed to make the seamless transition between...
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