Learning and skills

Rethinking Reserves

The pandemic has shone a light on the importance of reserves (for charities and voluntary sector organisations generally): how important they are for organisations gearing up to meet need or to remain resilient during a crisis, yet how little reserves many have, and how some have been reluctant to use them.

Join SCVO for this one-hour event as they begin a conversation within the sector on this important topic.

RSABI has launched a new programme to encourage young people to get involved with the organisation’s board.

The charity, which supports people in Scottish agriculture, is now accepting applications from people aged 18 to 30 for its Trainee Trustee programme.

The winners of Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS (Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills) were announced on Thursday 4th March at a special virtual ceremony.

A select group of Scotland’s top trainees and rural learners have been named as finalists for Lantra Scotland’s 19th Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (the ALBAS). The winners will be announced at a special virtual ceremony taking place on Thursday 4th March 2021.

Employers Apprenticeship Webinar

Hear from employers who have taken on an apprentice and the benefit they brought to the business along with information on the various types of apprenticeships, funding opportunities and what support training providers offer to employers. Apprentices will also give their own views on their apprenticeship.

12:00 Introduction and overview - Sheena Howden, Lantra Scotland

New funding of £1 million will mean more children can reap the benefits of outdoor play and learning, whatever the weather.

Nurseries and other Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings can apply to the fund for help to buy winter clothing for young children who need it.   

Women living in rural communities and women in agriculture will benefit from two new schemes designed to address inequality and provide more opportunities.

Forestry Jobs Summit: Securing the future of Scotland's Forestry Sector

Scottish Forest & Timber Technologies Industry Leadership Group are hosting an online summit looking at the future of skills in Scotland.

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