The South of Scotland is benefitting from investment of over £6.6 million from South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SoSEP) for the creation of a digital learning platform and infrastructure to provide access to learning opportunities for individuals of all ages – irrespective of location.
The development of a network of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centres across the South of Scotland, is to address skills gaps in areas such as Energy, Engineering and Care.
Digital spokes, located across the South of Scotland in schools, community venues and business premises will provide inclusive access to school and college students and employers wishing to try the latest technologies or upskill their current workforce.
Expressions of Interest to become a Digital Spoke are invited from businesses and organisations across the region.
Offer and benefits
• Specialist IT equipment – supplied and installed free of charge
• Membership of South of Scotland Digital Hub & Spoke Network
• Local access to national workforce development and training opportunities
• Preferential use of Henry Duncan Innovation and Research Centre Facilities
If you would like to be considered – please complete an EOI form which can be found at: Digiskill Scotland
The closing date is Friday October 11.