OECD report highlights value of Scotland’s apprenticeship system

Scotland’s strong and resilient work-based learning system is well-placed to support economic recovery from Covid-19 according to a new report.

The latest report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ‘Strengthening skills in Scotland’ reviews the resilience of Scotland’s apprenticeship system and outlines four key recommendations.

The OECD is an international organisation which advises governments and policy makers on best practice on a range of social, economic and environmental challenges.

The report recognises progress and innovations such as the expansion of the work-based learning system to include Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships.

Its recommendations illustrate how Scotland can continue to build capacity to respond to change, especially in the face of challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Skills Development Scotland Director of Service Design and Innovation, Jonathan Clark, said: “Despite being commissioned prior to the pandemic in response to trends such as automation and demographic shift, the OECD’s recommendations are even more important now as we face greater challenges and uncertainty than before.

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