Collab Group Scotland

Collab Group Scotland is an innovative partnership of three leading Scottish colleges who work together to collaborate on shared issues. The three colleges in the partnership are North East College Scotland, Edinburgh College and West College Scotland. Our Scottish colleges are anchor institutions in their local community, and by working together, they can generate scale and impact across the whole of Scotland.

The partnership has been set up to identify opportunities to influence skills policy in Scotland and shape the debate around some of the most significant issues facing the further education sector. The Scottish FE sector has undergone considerable change over the last decade, and Collab Group Scottish Colleges have emerged as critical institutions to stimulate economic and social development across Scotland.

College Specialisms

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Modern Apprenticeships

Modern apprenticeships help employers develop their staff, and upskill existing employees. There are over 80 different modern apprenticeships.

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Construction

Our Scottish colleges deliver innovative construction courses from entry-level provision through to specialist trades.

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Tourism ad hospitality

The tourism and hospitality industry is a significant contributor to the Scottish economy. Our Scottish colleges offer a wide range of provision in this area.

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Edinburgh College

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West College Scotland

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Latest News & Publications

Policy

Further Education in 2020 a Prospectus for change

Collab Group has produced a series of policy recommendations that we think should inform the direction of future government spending within the further education sector.

Policy

Further Education in 2020: An Agenda for Change

News

Collab Group and the Skills Network are delighted to announce that the Peter Roberts Bursary is returning for a second year

News

Created at College Campaign

Today we are kicking off our #createdatcollege campaign. In this blog our Cheif Executive Ian Pretty provides an overview of the campaign.

Policy

Adult Education Budget and Devolution in England

Check out our latest paper on Adult Education Budget and Devolution in England

Policy

Employer Engagement Prospectus

This prospectus showcases the relationships that Collab Group colleges have created with employers.