‘Domestic skills policies are no longer delivering’

New report highlights Brexit fears and need for a flexible, demand-led approach

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Scotland’s colleges have received tens of millions in European funding during the last few years, which they have invested into re-engaging those learners most distant from the workplace. Now, with Brexit approaching, they are seeking assurances that the governments in Holyrood and Westminster will mitigate the loss of that money.

“Colleges in Scotland share our concerns over a number of issues associated with Brexit implications for the sector,” says Colleges Scotland chief executive Shona Struthers.

“European Union funding helps Scotland’s colleges deliver high-quality courses which are ...

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