Discover Cyber Skills Programme

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th November 2021.

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Photo of Shirley-Anne Somerville Shirley-Anne Somerville Scottish National Party

One valuable form of expertise comes from industry voices, who can work with schools to inspire young people and to support teachers. A number of partners are already working with schools to introduce industry skills. Skills Development Scotland is heavily involved in supporting that work and has established a framework that brings agencies together to help them tackle that challenge. It is an important area of work, and we are keen to do more on it to make sure that schools have close relationships with, and discussions with, industry and local and national businesses.