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Our post-16 reforms aim to create better life chances for young people and support our ambitions for sustainable economic development by preparing learners for work and giving them the tools they need to be productive and stay in employment.
Why the Scottish Government is reforming post-16 education
Reviews of governance arrangements in further and higher education
Making student support simpler and fairer
How we are reforming Scotland's colleges
Creating flexible routes through education and training
Giving Scotland's workforce with the skills, knowledge and training they need
Providing a legislative basis to reform
Consultation on Proposed College Transfer and Closure Orders
We are currently consulting stakeholders who may be affected on the proposed orders required to effect ‘merger’ in the college regions aiming to vest on 1 August 2013. Consultation letters will be issued for those aiming to vest on 1 November 2013 in the coming months.
College programme off to flying start (11/10/12)
College Learning Programme finds places for almost 1,500 young people in courses geared towards improving job prospects
Your questions on the new arrangements for higher education student support answered on Engage for Education
Education Secretary confirms college numbers will be protected and university and training places will increase
Page updated: Friday, March 08, 2013