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We’re running a free skills briefing event online on 23rd February showcasing best practice in our sectors, with discussions around sustainable work practices, the Climate Emergency Skills Action Plan, upskilling/re-skilling employees, stories from our Industry Champions and more.

This virtual event is open to: employers looking to upskill their employees or find out more about green skills and apprenticeships; education and training providers interested in learning more about new approaches to the delivery of green skills, and anyone else interested in finding out more about making positive changes to help address climate change.

Book your place here now!


9.30 - Introduction – Liz Barron-Majerik, Lantra

9.45 – Video message – Cabinet Secretary Mairi Gougeon

9.50 – CESAP – Alison Hunter, SDS

10.10 – Green Internship Scheme, Updates/Developments – Mhairi Creanor, Zero Waste Scotland

10.30 – Update from NatureScot – Becky Shaw and Peri Ghumman, NatureScot

11.10 – Sustainability in Agriculture – Lawrence Martin, Lantra Industry Champion

11.30 – Break

12.00 – Dandelion Project – Hannah Rudman, SRUC

12.20 – Creating Sustainable Food Systems, Soil Management – Abi Mordin, Propagate

12.40 – Sustainable Practices in Seaweed Cultivation – Morven Gibson, SWMID

13.00 – Sustainable Practices in Aquaculture – Callum Duggan, Cooke Aquaculture

13.20 – Breakout Rooms – Including Host from SkillSeeder

13.50 – Summary and Thanks

14.00 Close