Holyrood Skills & Apprenticeships Supplement

Written by Holyrood Magazine on 26 February 2018 in Magazine

The Scottish Government skills agenda: including interview with Employability and Training Minister Jamie Hepburn, Q&A with MSPs of the Education and Skills Committee, the effect of Brexit on workforce planning,  and apprenticeships in business



4 Overview

Brexit is the shadow hanging over workforce planning


8 Scottish Natural Heritage

Encouraging young people to engage in the natural environment


10 Interview: Jamie Hepburn MSP

Scotland’s skills minister doesn’t fear the rise of automation


13 Q&A

MSPs of the Education and Skills Committee


17 Skills Development Scotland

Chief executive Damien Yeates outlines the ambition behind the apprenticeships expansion


18 Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scotland’s qualifications agency introduces its own apprentices


20 Business Apprenticeships

How can businesses be convinced of the value of taking on apprentices


22 Parliamentary Sketch

The rise of the robots




6  Edinburgh Napier University

Graduate Apprentices in the School of Computing


7  ACCA scotland

Encouraging diversity in accounting


12  Glasgow Caledonian University

Graduate Apprenticeship Growth at Glasgow Caledonian University


15  Kibble Education and Care Centre

Supported employment schemes work


21  Opito

Fostering the workforce of tomorrow

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