Cllr Lesley Laird to take to the podium as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week
The depute leader of Fife Council is set to deliver a talk on the local authority’s work in ‘Supporting the Stars of the Future’ at the Future of Apprenticeships in Scotland conference in Edinburgh this week (Wednesday, 8 March).
Cllr Lesley Laird will showcase how the Council is growing talent and shaping Scotland’s future workforce during Scottish Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 6 – 10 March.
Fife Council says it was invited to present after earning a reputation for its highly successful apprenticeship, enterprise and employability programmes which offer the region’s young people opportunities to develop and grow.
Cllr Laird’s speech will examine the needs of young people and businesses today, identify barriers to employment, look at the importance of skills development and celebrate success.