September 12th 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Review of 2018 event

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Skills & Apprenticeships in Scotland 2018

Holyrood welcomed over 150 attendees at our 2018 conference, supported by SQA, Robert Gordon University, and Score Group plc. 

From addressing current and future skills gaps to the apprenticeship journey, this conference examined the latest developments and key challenges ahead. We welcomed delegates from across the public, third, and private sectors. 

Keynote speakers included:

  • Dr Gill Stewart, Director of Qualifications Development, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Garry Clark, East of Scotland Development Manager, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Suzanne Sherry, Early Careers Manager, Arnold Clark
  • Gillian McBride, Process Capability Lead and Former Apprentice, Diageo
  • Susan Mackay, Managing Consultant, SQW
  • Graeme Hendry, SDS National Manager - Development and Delivery, Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships, Skills Development Scotland
  • Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training, Scottish Government