The signing of a charter agreement between the Western Isles Council and Skills Development Scotland was yesterday described as "a momentous day”.
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A new resource to provide residents in Dingwall with careers advice has officially opened on the town’s High Street.
A recruitment fair will be held in Peterhead tomorrow.
Pupils in Sutherland are being invited to attend a three-day space themed summer school with Mars at the forefront of the event.
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An Aberdeenshire teenager has urged young people to choose a Foundation Apprenticeship to "stand out from the crowd" when they leave school.
Around 450 secondary pupils attended a showcase event of Highland apprenticeships at Inverness College UHI.
One of Aberdeen’s most progressive energy companies is encouraging more youngsters into the industry.
An Aberdeen university will open up almost 200 new graduate apprenticeship places as part of efforts to improve work-based learning in the north-east.
An ambitious schoolgirl has opted to jump start her career prospects by taking up a Foundation Apprenticeship.
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) has brought together more than 300 apprenticeships from across its network of colleges to offer employers a “regional portfolio” of training opportunities.
Leading members of Scotland’s energy sector and the wider business community have united to create a new mentoring programme aimed at increasing the number of women in senior executive roles.
The north-east roll-out is under way for a scheme aimed at building stronger partnerships between Scottish employers and education.
A new drive to deliver apprenticeships in Gaelic is to be launched.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen has been given a £1million funding boost to help it tackle a Scotland-wide digital skills shortage.
Apprentices in Moray are going live on social media to encourage other youngsters to join their workshops.
An action plan aimed at boosting skills in Scotland’s £14billion-plus food and drink industry was launched by the Scottish Government yesterday.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen hopes a stronger partnership with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will improve work-based learning opportunities in the north-east.
A young civil engineer from Shetland has built himself up by winning a top award for Scottish apprentices.
The number of former oil and gas workers receiving financial support through the SNP’s £12million retraining fund has shot up fivefold in less than three months.
The SNP’s £12million flagship retraining fund for redundant oil and gas workers has delivered cash to less than 100 people.
Highland and Island Enterprise and Skills Development Scotland have stepped in to support Baxters staff at risk of losing their jobs.
Inverness College UHI is at the heart of a ground-breaking scheme aimed at encouraging more young people to consider careers in the construction industry.
A scheme aimed at helping more women into careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is to get a further £125,000 of Scottish Government funding, it was announced yesterday.
A Scottish business support group yesterday published an action plan urging the energy industry to invest in youth and target more women.
New funds to support north tourism have been released to thousands of small businesses.