BEMIS, Skills Development Scotland, and Capability Scotland
Tuesday 20th May 2014, 10:00 – 15:00
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor, Gosvenor Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5EF
SDS is committed to broadening participation in all its services and programmes including the Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) and the Employability Fund.
- Meet community groups which engaged and/or support young people from minority ethnic communities seeking employment
- Meet organisations which support young disabled people
- Meet Providers of Modern Apprenticeship and employability Fund programmes
- Gain a better understanding of SDS products and services
|Outline of event and domestics
|April Robertson NTP team
|Welcome and opening of event
|Katie Hutton, Depute Director, SDS.
|Partnership working: why are we here?
|Rami Ousta, CEO, BEMIS Scotland
|How can SDS help?Overview of SDS services and products supporting those seeking work and MAs:Career Information Advice and Guidance in Edinburgh area.
|Patricia Thomson, Area Manager, Skills Development Scotland, South East.
|Break for 10 minutes
|My World of work: employability tools
|Alison Eaglesham, Partnership Development and Integration Team
|National Training Programmes (NTPs)
|Karen Murray, Head of development of NTP
|Why a diverse workforce makes good business sense?
|Ian Bruce, Head of Employment Services , Capability Scotland
|Zaffir Hakim and Tommy Breslin , STUC
|Questions to panel of speakers
|Speed NetworkingMeeting organisations and groups in Edinburgh area who can help you recruit and support young people who are from BME communities or who are disabled.
|April and whistle
|What next?Sign up for post event activitiesEncourage continuing connectionsThanks to table facilitators and speed network leads.Evaluation