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Centre for Work-based Learning

"The Centre will help to bring about a quiet revolution in the way skills are developed through a work-based learning system that delivers for the people and businesses of Scotland."

Damien Yeates, Chief Executive, Skills Development Scotland



"Our vision is to establish the value of work-based learning in the Scottish education and training system and to champion the contribution it can make to reducing skills shortages, increasing productivity and supporting greater inclusive economic growth"

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice Chancellor, Strathclyde University and Chair of the Advisory Board

The future of work

"[We are] in the midst of a technological revolution that is once again changing the nature of work." 

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Source: The Spectre of Monetarism Speech, Roscoe Lecture, Liverpool John Moores University (Dec 2016)

The need for work-based learning

"Work-based learning helps to move away from a reliance on narrow expertise or singular skills towards a wider, adaptive and resilient set of skills."

Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Principal, Robert Gordon University



What we must ensure in our approach to work- based learning is that we put quality at its core.

Professor Richard A. Williams OBE, Principal, Heriot-Watt University

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