Results 21–40 of 90 for "west lothian college"

Scottish Parliament: Civil Engineering (Opportunities for Young People) (25 Mar 2015)

Annabelle Ewing: ...with the Construction Industry Training Board to develop a foundation apprenticeship pathfinder for civil engineering technicians, which is to start in August 2015. Delivered in conjunction with West Lothian College, the pathfinder will allow young people to undertake relevant work-based learning during their senior phase of school. In addition, Skills Development Scotland will shortly...

Written Answers — Home Department: Entry Clearances: Overseas Students (14 Oct 2013)

Mark Harper: ...Community College 198 Wales Evangelical School of Theology 199 Warnborough College 200 Wessex Institute of Technology 201 West Cheshire College 202 West City College Ltd 203 West Lothian College 204 West Midlands Eurythmy Association 205 West Thames College 206 Wisbech Grammar School 207 Zaskin College Notes: 1. The list of organisation names was...

Scottish Parliament: Disabled People in Politics (17 Sep 2013)

James Dornan: I welcome the many visitors here tonight, including those from the British Deaf Association Scotland, West Lothian College, Inclusion Scotland, Renfrewshire Council and, of course, a couple of my Twitter friends, who are up in the gallery as well. It is nice to see you here. I thank those in the independent living in Scotland project—Pam Duncan in particular—for all the hard work that...

Scottish Parliament: Post-16 Education (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (26 Jun 2013)

Michael Russell: ...strategic bodies. Serious or repeated breaches of an outcome agreement would, therefore, be grounds for the removal of board members. In its written evidence to the Education and Culture Committee, West Lothian College summed up the issue well. It stated: “The Board notes the introduction of Ministerial powers to remove chairs and other members for reasons of failure in addition to...

Scottish Parliament: Further Education (30 Jan 2013)

Neil Findlay: ...student might apply to Coatbridge and Cumbernauld or that an Edinburgh student might apply to a few different colleges in the city? Of course not. However, let me highlight my local situation at West Lothian College, where 94 per cent of applicants come from the county. There are no nearby options. What are the figures there? In 2012-13, 3,800 people applied for full-time courses but only...

Scottish Parliament: Prime Minister (Meetings) (22 Nov 2012)

Alex Salmond: ...s stewardship, is available at Kilmarnock College, City of Glasgow College, Cardonald College, Langside College, Anniesland College, North Glasgow College, Edinburgh College, Forth Valley College, West Lothian College, Aberdeen College and—famously—Stow College in Glasgow. That goes for the other subjects that Ruth Davidson said were no longer available. Once she has read the list in...

Scottish Parliament: Further Education (14 Nov 2012)

Neil Findlay: ...interrupt Mike MacKenzie’s very interesting story, but my experience as a tradesman and as an apprentice was completely different from that. I had fantastic training and a fantastic education at West Lothian College. He may have one isolated case, but to depict it as if it was what happened all over the sector is just rubbish.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: (Except clauses 1, 4, 8, 189 and 209, schedules 1, 23 and 33 and certain new clauses and new schedules) - Clause 13 - Champions League final 2013 (24 May 2012)

Graeme Morrice: ...in establishing the Livingston Youth Foundation, a groundbreaking new partnership between the Scottish Football Association, West Lothian Leisure, the newly elected Labour West Lothian council, West Lothian college, former players and local community clubs and businesses. It has the objective of bringing together various local providers of football to improve the co-ordination and quality...

Livingston New Town ( 5 Mar 2012)

David Mundell: ...names operating out of state-of-the-art shopping centres, which the hon. Gentleman described in detail. Livingston is also a centre for significant public sector employment. The civic centre, West Lothian college of further education and St John’s hospital illustrate the town’s importance for public administration, education and health care. We must today wrestle with the challenge of...

Scottish Parliament: Colleges (Funding) ( 2 Feb 2012)

Neil Findlay: Michael McMahon, Liz Smith and Anne McTaggart set out well the terrific work that colleges do and the need for the services that colleges provide. I am a product of West Lothian College, where, like Michael McMahon, I was taught craft skills when I was an apprentice and where I studied at night school to gain the qualifications that I needed to go to university. Later, I undertook leisure...

Scottish Parliament: Higher and Further Education (Governance) ( 1 Feb 2012)

Michael Russell: ...and the Lothians region will comprise Jewel & Esk College, Stevenson College and Telford College, and there will be a central region that might comprise just Forth Valley College. The position of West Lothian College remains uncertain. There has been a great deal of debate about it and I have asked the funding council to progress the issue in discussions. I will meet some of those who are...

Scottish Parliament: Young People (Improving Learning Outcomes) (12 Jan 2012)

Neil Findlay: Can the minister tell West Lothian College, which is in my area, exactly what its budget will be for next year? No, he cannot, and he knows that he cannot. Why did the minister not mention in his speech the thousands of e-mails that members across the chamber have received from members of the NUS and students across Scotland? That is one of the biggest campaigns in this country on any issue,...

Scottish Parliament: College Funding (Reduction) ( 3 Nov 2011)

Neil Findlay: ...clear that the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning sees the college sector very much as the poor and getting poorer relation. What does the cabinet secretary say to students at West Lothian College, in my region, who will be denied a place in August because places have been cut, courses closed and lecturers made redundant?

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (23 Jun 2011)

Neil Findlay: ...compulsory” is “required; mandatory or obligatory”. The definition of “voluntary” is: “brought about or undertaken by one’s own accord or by free choice”. Eighteen academic staff at West Lothian College are to lose their jobs. I have spoken to several of them who do not want to leave their posts but have to do so, because the course that they teach has been withdrawn and...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Further and Higher Education: Further and Higher Education (21 Mar 2011)

Michael Russell: ...6 Shetland College 34.3 3.0 28.7 South Lanarkshire College 151.0 7.0 73.8 Stow College 126.6 15.4 94.3 Stevenson College Edinburgh 264.5 5.0 215.1 Edinburgh’s Telford College 258.6 6.5 271.2 West Lothian College 149.3 13.0 95.1 Total 7,116.0 329.7 5,241.6 Source: Scottish Funding Council (SFC). Academic includes heads of department, lecturer/instructor/senior lecturer,...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Further and Higher Education: Further and Higher Education (21 Mar 2011)

Michael Russell: ... Napier University 1,880 1,939 1,983 2,008 2,088 Heriot-Watt University 1,790 1,865 1,930 1,965 2,049 Lothians institutions Oatridge Agricultural College 1,842 1,821 1,856 1,773 1,912 West Lothian College 1,901 2,068 2,074 1,914 2,036 Jewel and Esk Valley College 2,008 2,001 2,075 2,021 2,077 Source: SAAS Management Information. The Scottish Funding Council allocate money to...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Government Funding: Scottish Government Funding (16 Mar 2011)

...24,900 39,096 21,028 Stevenson College 19,938 22,283 30,589 28,264 29,572 Lothian colleges Newbattle Abbey College 328 345 361 371 383 Oatridge College 3,279 5,139 6,432 4,263 4,636 West Lothian College 12,737 13,153 44,193 14,193 14,732 Total 80,332 83,229 141,970 123,122 108,258 2004-05 value 80,332 81,746 134,911 113,741 97,317 annual change in real terms - 1.8% 65.0%...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Student Finance: Student Finance (16 Mar 2011)

...890 3,930 Telford College - Edinburgh 4,160 4,140 4,230 4,720 4,230 Lothians Institutions JEWEL and ESK 3,470 3,430 3,810 3,830 3,950 Oatridge Agricultural College 3,100 3,450 2,780 3,450 3,520 West Lothian College 3,330 3,540 3,160 3,430 3,710 Source: Student Loans Company. Notes: The Statutory Repayment Due Date (SRDD) is the date when the debt is liable for repayment if the...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time: Bausch & Lomb (Livingston) ( 7 Jan 2010)

John Swinney: ...members that the Government's economic strategy is focused on investing in new skills and new opportunities in the West Lothian economy. We will continue with that as our focus and will work with West Lothian College and other players in the local economy to find appropriate opportunities for individuals. I assure Parliament that the initiatives that emerge from the closure announcement...

Scottish Parliament: Education and Lifelong Learning: Colleges (Bursary, Hardship and Child Care Funds) (26 Nov 2009)

Angela Constance: I am sure that the minister is aware of the two excellent colleges in my constituency, Oatridge College and West Lothian College, which are awaiting the outcome of their requests to the Scottish funding council for bursary funds for the next year. As overall funding for the college sector has increased by £45 million, can the minister give any indication of how much of that 6.9 per cent...


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