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Equality Evidence Review

This document presents a summary of recent evidence in relation to education and employment across each of the protected characteristics. The information has been used in the SDS Equality Mainstreaming Report and to support our Equality Outcomes.

Skills Assessment for Business Services

Skills Development Scotland, working with the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise has commissioned the development of a skills assessment for the business services sector.

Skills Assessment for Business Services Executive Summary

Working with the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise we've commissioned the development of a skills assessment for the business services sector. This is a short summary of the full report.

Skills Assessment for Business Services Executive Summary for Highlands and Islands

Working with the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise we've commissioned the development of a skills assessment for the business services sector. This is a short summary of the full report for the Highlands and Islands.

Operating Plan 2015-16

Skills Development Scotland's Operating Plan 2015-16.

  • The research undertaken by Thomas McGonigle and Ann McAvoy is on behalf of Skills Development Scotland in its remit within the National Tourism Skills Group. It is intended that outcomes will primarily influence the actions associated with ‘Priority Two’ in the Tourism Skills Investment Plan: Ensuring staff have the skills to deliver a high quality visitor experience.
  • Skills Development Scotland, working with the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise has commissioned the development of a skills assessment for the business services sector.
  • Working with the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise we've commissioned the development of a skills assessment for the business services sector. This is a short summary of the full report for the Highlands and Islands.
  • Skills Development Scotland's Corporate Plan 215-20
  • This framework reaffirms our commitment to working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people in Scotland.
  • Skills Development Scotland's Operating Plan 2015/16.
  • A Template for Success promotes good practice for professionals, highlighting the rights of deaf young people and professionals’ responsibilities towards them during post-school transition. It has been developed by NDCS in partnership with Donaldson’s School and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).
  • An outline of Skills Development Scotland's response to our obligations under the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-2017.
  • An outline of Skills Development Scotland's response to our obligations under the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-2017.
  • Details outlining Skills Development Scotland's ambitions for the next three years 2012-15. (Gaelic version)
  • This Carbon Management Plan describes the strategy which Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will undertake to reduce its carbon footprint over the next five years. SDS is committed to achieving a 30% reduction in our 2010/2011 carbon footprint by April 2015.