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.
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