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

The Devolution of the Adult Education Budget to the GLA

In this report, the impact of the Devolution of the Adult Education Budget to the GLA gets discussed.

Policy

2019 Collab Group London Colleges Prospectus

We have released our new Collab Group London Colleges prospectus with key information about our partnership.

News

Disruptive technology trends in further education

Capita Unit-e blog on disruptive technology in further education

News

Student at Blackpool and The Fylde College Awarded £5000 Peter Roberts Bursary

Congratulations to Andrew Sproston as the recipient of the award.

Policy

College Governance: Opportunities and Challenges

In collaboration with Shakespeare Martineau, this paper discusses the importance of good governance in the FE sector

Policy

Making apprenticeships work for all - policy

In this publication, we argue for the need of the right building blocks to make a great apprenticeship system.