Insights from Equate’s Director – June 2021

There is nothing more annoying than a leak.   You just know that sooner or later that little drip, drip, drip, is going to lead to a big splish splosh in all the places you’d rather it didn’t.  And leaks in the wrong place at the wrong…

Insights from Equate’s Director

The Scottish Parliament election is over and focus shifts to economic and societal recovery, maintaining the progress we have made in getting the pandemic under control. Equate Scotland entered into the spirit of the election campaign by…
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Applications now open: PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

Applications are now open for PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training. The learning event will encompass a 1-day online training in Passivhaus design and standards using immersive learning techniques, a 2.5-hour session with Equate Scotland,…

Begin with the end in mind

When elections come around it’s hard to escape the bombardment of broadcast media, debates, and leaflets through our letterboxes – so far door knocking has not been permitted – but normal service will resume on that shortly. You have been…

Somebody should do something about that

On the side of my filing cabinet in my home office I have a poster with a quote from the Dalia Lama, which says, “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done.  One is called yesterday, and the other is called tomorrow.  …

A Message from our Director

I started February with optimism.  The days are getting lighter, vaccine rollout is making progress to a time when we can once again meet our family, friends and colleagues face to face. Lockdowns will be eased, and some new sense of normalcy…

Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week with Diodes

Equate Scotland are delighted to be hosting our next Equate MeetUp in collaboration with Diodes, West College of Scotland and DYW West to promote Modern Apprenticeship opportunities. This event takes place on 2nd March 6pm - 7.30pm on Zoom.…

Invite for Women in Engineering

Invite for Women in Engineering Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is working with employers to develop new technical apprenticeships in engineering (at SCQF level 8), including in Digital Manufacturing.  A Technical Expert Group has been established…

New Years Resolution: Flexible working and affordable childcare

January is normally a time for renewal and New Year resolutions – but just as 2020 left us with a year like no other, 2021 stretches before us already promising another form of new normal.  COVID-19 is still with us.  The vaccine roll-out…
University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde advertising 29 academic roles across STEM

The University of Strathclyde are advertising 29 academic roles across their science, technology, engineering and maths departments as part of their Strathclyde Global Talent Programme. They are hiring 15 Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellows and…