e-Placement Scotland has created over 1,800 placement opportunities to date. Set up in 2010, the programme matches firms in the technology sector with students, and helps to address the skills shortage in the sector and improve student employability.
Digital Xtra Fund is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) that supports the delivery of extra-curricular computing and digital activities to young people, aged 16 and under, across Scotland. It specifically seeks to improve participation of girls and underrepresented groups in digital, dispel negative perceptions about computing science and promote digital as an attractive career path.
CodeClan play a leading role in accelerating Scotland’s progress in building a high-performing digital economy. To do this, they challenge convention in everything they do – from what and how we teach to the way we communicate with our staff, students and employer partners.
CodeClan got the support of The Scottish Government, Scotland’s digital technologies trade body, ScotlandIS, and Skills Development Scotland. And we’re the first UK digital skills academy to be approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
To meet the increasing demand for people with world class skills in computing and the pace of change within the industry, it is essential that our colleges and universities ensure college leavers and graduates have the right blend of technical and interpersonal skills for the modern workforce.
The Digital Skills Partnership (DSP) was established in August 2017, with the support of the Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland, to create a new collaborative partnership between colleges, universities and industry, to ensure that the education system is more aligned to changing skills requirements.
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