Learning and skills
Scotland’s top trainees and rural learners have been named as finalists for Lantra Scotland’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (the ALBAS).
The talented apprentices and trainees who have made the shortlist will find out if they have won at a prestigious gala dinner and award ceremony on Thursday 3 March. Hosting the ALBAS for the evening will be farmer and stand-up comedian Jim Smith.
Funding available for private sector and third sector centres to help with running costs and enable staff to deliver more outdoor learning for schools.
The funding brings the Scottish Government’s support for the sector during the pandemic to £4.5 million.
After a three-year project collaboration, the international ViSEnet-team has gathered learning resources and best practices in an online free guide dedicated to rural social entrepreneurs: The Rural Social Enterprise Guidebook of Good Practice: Experience from Estonia, Finland, Germany, Romania and Scotland.
Are you an onshore seafood business looking for support to upskill your team?
Seafood Scotland has launched an innovation programme to stimulate new seafood tourism initiatives.
The pilot will see the trade body work with organisations to explore and support business diversification and to establish new tourism opportunities for the Scottish seafood industry.