Frank Pignatelli

25th May 2001 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Frank Pignatelli, chief executive of the Scottish University for Industry, teamed up with Craig Brown, the Scotland football team's national coach and former teacher, to celebrate 100,000 calls received by the Learndirect Scotland helpline. The seven-day-a-week service uses a growingdatabase which now stands at more than 61,000 learning opportunities. The most popular are in basic computer skills followed by teaching, nursing, French and Spanish. The most unusual request was for a course in deer stalking, which the database eventually found at Moray College in Elgin

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