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Fair Work Convention

Fair work is work that offers all individuals an effective voice, opportunity, security, fulfilment and respect. It balances the rights and responsibilities of employers and workers. It generates benefits for individuals, organisations and society.

Link: https://www.fairworkconvention.scot/
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Get Online @ Home

The easy place to get your first, very affordable and internet ready computer. This offer is aimed individuals who receive certain benefits. Please visit the getonline@home website for further details.

Link: http://www.getonlineathome.org/
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My World of Work: Skills Development Scotland & PACE Webinars

Free webinars from SDS and PACE for those at risk of redundancy, have recently been made redundant or are looking for another job.

Link: https://careers.myworldofwork.co.uk/career-advice/facing-redundancy/pace-webinars#/
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The Open University

The OU in Scotland and the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding on 19 April 2021, setting out a range of collaborative activity which will open up training opportunities for the 540,000 Scottish workers who are trade unionists, the members of 39 affiliated trade unions and 20 Trades Union Councils.

Link: https://www.open.ac.uk/scotland/news/unions-learning | Tags: open university, memorandum of understanding, partnerships
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Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives.

Link: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/
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Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)

The SCQF is the national qualification framework for Scotland. It is a way of comparing the wide range of Scottish qualifications, and covers achievements such as those from school, college, university, and many work-based qualifications.

Link: http://scqf.org.uk/
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Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland is delivering an all-age service drawing on a combination of face-to-face, web-based and telephone services to meet individual needs, while those requiring extra support will receive one-to-one coaching.

The interactive web service My World of Work is a key part of this approach, helping people to manage their careers by offering practical advice to help identify strengths, make course choices, build a CV , and choose a career. SDS colleagues are also drawing on innovative new models of career coaching to deliver improved face-to-face and telephone services.

This model aims to give people the best possible chance to secure a fulfilling and sustainable career. The STUC is supportive of these developments and Scottish Union Learning is working with SDS to promote the importance of gaining career management skills to union members and workers throughout Scotland.

Link: https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/
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Scottish Government

The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland and has a range of responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.

Link: https://www.gov.scot
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Scottish Qualifications Authority

SQA is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees.

Link: http://www.sqa.org.uk/
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STUC

The official STUC website. The purpose of STUC is to co-ordinate, develop and articulate the views and policies of the trade union movement in Scotland and, through the creation of real social partnership, to promote: trade unionism; equality and social justice; the creation and maintenance of high quality jobs; and the public sector delivery of services.

Link: http://www.stuc.org.uk/
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STUC Archive

The STUC Archive is located at Glasgow Caledonian University. It is updated annually and holds the records of the Scottish Trades Union Congress.

Link: http://archives.gcu.ac.uk/records-of-scottish-trades-union-congress-stuc
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Unionlearn

Information about trade union education, including ULR training, Union Rep and Health & Safety courses in Scotland.

Link: https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/

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