Research identifies critical role of college sector in tackling poverty challenges

02 March 2022

A new report published today by College Development Network (CDN) and Colleges Scotland, through CDN’s Research and Enhancement Centre, highlights the...

National Strategy for Economic Transformation

01 March 2022

Today the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy launched the Scottish Government’s National Strategy for Economic Transformation in Dundee. Th...

Colleges to receive £10m Young Person’s Guarantee Funding

23 February 2022

The Scottish Government has announced that colleges will receive £10m of funding for activity to support the Young Person’s Guarantee in academic year...

Student Views on Mental Health

23 February 2022

Colleges Scotland has been working with the Mental Health Foundation on its research into the mental health and wellbeing of students. Thriving Learne...

Comment on NUS Scotland’s Broke Report

21 February 2022

Today NUS Scotland have published new research on the state of student poverty in Scotland. Broke: How Scotland is failing its students notes amongst...

Careers By Design

09 February 2022

Today the Career Review Programme Board has published its recommendations in a new report, Careers By Design. The recommendations of the Review inclu...

Going Further and Higher

07 February 2022

Today the Civic University Network, the Independent Commission on the College of the Future and Sheffield Hallam University have published Going Fur...

Waiyin Hatton named as new Chair of Colleges Scotland

28 January 2022

Colleges Scotland has welcomed Dr Waiyin Hatton as its new Chair.Dr Hatton is currently Chair of West College Scotland and has been a Board member o...

Colleges exceed key Scottish Government target for students

25 January 2022

Scotland’s colleges have exceeded a key government target for delivering learning to students despite the Covid-19 pandemic.Figures from the Scottish...

Looming Skills Emergency due to Loss of College Funding

25 January 2022

Ahead of the Stage 1 Budget Debate in the Scottish Parliament this week, Scotland’s colleges are warning of a looming skills emergency if the £51.9 mi...

Colleges protecting students in winter 2021/22

20 December 2021

To help protect from the Omicron variant of Covid-19 many of Scotland’s colleges have chosen to move to blended learning for the last week of term and...

Comment on the Draft Scottish Budget

09 December 2021

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, Kate Forbes MSP,  has today (Thursday, 9 December 2021) announed the Draft Scottish Budget.&nb...


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