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15 May 2024

Our new ‘Data Request Form’ is a short and easy-to-use form which will ask you to tell us about your request, for example, how you intend to use the data provided.

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8 May 2024

Worldskills UK has announced its team for the 47th WorldSkills International Competition in Lyon, France.

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22 May 2024

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Making Scotland an outstanding place to learn, educate, research and innovate - now and for the future.

We are responsible for sustaining the provision of higher and further education in Scotland.

We use public money to fund colleges, universities and other tertiary education establishments.
This funding covers a wide range of activities including: teaching and learning; skills and apprenticeships, student support and participation; research, innovation and knowledge exchange; data collection and dissemination; national quality assurance and enhancement processes; capital and digital infrastructure for the sector; and strategic change, responsive provision and research priorities.

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SFC Strategic Plan 2022-27

Building a connected, agile, sustainable tertiary education and research system for Scotland.

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