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Holyrood Skills & Apprenticeships Supplement

Holyrood Skills & Apprenticeships Supplement

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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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