CRER Seminar: “Race Equality in Scottish Modern Apprenticeships”, 22 May 2012, Glasgow

The Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights organises a seminar on “Race Equality In Scottish Modern Apprenticeships”.

Date: 22 May 2012,

Times: 12 – 4.30 pm

Venue: Thistle Hotel, Cambridge St., G2 3HN, Glasgow

Modern Apprenticeships are a key element of the Scottish Government’s Skills for Scotland strategy, with 25,000 apprenticeship places on offer over 2011/12 and an overall investment of £69m last year. Are these opportunities reaching people in all of Scotland’s diverse communities?

This event will: Explore issues around race equality in Modern Apprenticeships; Inform recommendations for future policy on widening participation.

The seminar is open and free of charge to individuals and organisations including public, private and voluntary sectors, employers, trade unions and academic institutions. It will be particularly relevant to those with an interest in race equality, employment / employability, skills, youth and economic recovery issues.

What will the seminar cover? Current knowledge around participation of minority ethnic people in Modern Apprenticeships and approaches to encouraging participation, with expert input from CRER, Scottish Union Learning and Glasgow City Council’s Commonwealth Apprenticeships Initiative; Opportunities to identify recommendations for the future.

Book now to ensure your place! Book your FREE place by completing the application form at the bottom of the page at or contact Nadia Rafiq,nadia[at] or tel 0141 418 6530. Please detail any dietary or accessibility requirements. Closing date 15th May