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The Tay Cities Region Deal Annual Report

The Tay Cities Region Deal (TCRD) Annual Report celebrates a further 12 months of delivering growth and accelerating investment. A lot to celebrate, more than 2/3rd of the deal’s £300 million funding has now been approved. Progress has meant new jobs and investment flourishing across Angus, Dundee, Fife and Perth & Kinross with 1,411 jobs […]

Tay Cities Region Digital Skills project to host launch event

The Tay Cities Digital Skills project hosted a launch event on Tuesday 7 November to debate the world of digital skills and collaborative work across business, education, the third and public sectors to meet the digital skills needs of the Tay Cities Region. The event took place at Abertay University, Dundee, with over 70 attendees from across public sector, education, business. […]

Colleges and universities join forces in Tay Cities Region Deal collaboration

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Colleges and universities in the Tay Cities region, and Edinburgh and South East Scotland region have joined forces to deliver the Data Education in Colleges programme. Data Education in Colleges, part of the Data Skills Gateway programme, has been running across colleges within Edinburgh and the South East for three years. Following its success, the […]

New Tay Cities Region Deal funding for travel and tourism businesses

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Traveltech for Scotland is launching a pioneering technology initiative to support travel and tourism businesses across Angus, Dundee, North East Fife, and Perth and Kinross. This initiative is financed through the Tay Cities Region Deal Digital Skills Project. The pilot aims to assist up to 20 businesses, each receiving technology support valued at up to […]

Tay Cities Region Deal announces free digital skills courses

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The Tay Cities Digital Skills project has announced free digital skills courses for people living and working in the Tay Cities region. The Digital Skills Project is part of the £20 million Regional Skills and Employability Development Programme, funded by the Scottish Government. The project will work in collaboration with The Data Lab to help […]

£50,000 Data Skills Boost for Tay Cities Region

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Up to £10,000 is now available for tech training providers and Further and Higher education institutions to offer new data skills courses. Funding to help workers adapt to the demands of increasingly digitalised, automated and data-driven workplaces is being extended to the Tay Cities region after upskilling more than 500 learners in Edinburgh. Funded by […]

Tay Cities skills plan launched

Digitay Tay Cities Plan Launched

A skills plan to increase job opportunities for people across the Tay Cities Region has been launched. The Skills Investment Plan for the Tay Cities Region focuses on the skills needs of people and businesses across Angus, Dundee, Perth and Kinross and north east Fife. Developed by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) alongside a range of […]