Scotland's Future Skills Action Plan

Scotland's Future Skills Action Plan reaffirms the importance of skills in helping individuals reach their potential.

  1. Plan overview

    View key elements from the action plan in this overview section.

  2. Ministerial foreword

    We are committed to developing our skills system to meet the challenges of the future, enhance productivity and ensure that inclusive growth benefits all across Scotland.

  3. Statement from Nora Senior

    We welcome this ambitious plan, which builds on Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board’s recommendations and reaffirms this Government’s commitment to an agile, responsive skills system.

  4. Executive summary

    The plan highlights the vital role of the skills system in ensuring equality, wellbeing and sustainability and sets out key actions now and in the future to achieve our ambition.

  5. Skills matter for Scotland

    Scotland has a strong economy supported by a successful skills system. However, we must ensure that our skills system can adapt to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.