LMI for Career Practioners – the Scottish Approach ESRC Seminar series, UWS , 29th Nov Skills Development Scotland Contents 1. Policy Context – A Consensus Emerges 2. Making LMI Work for SDS 3. Resources and Priorities 4. SDS Internet LMI – Public Access 5. SDS Intranet LMI – Staff Only 6. Questions? Skills Development Scotland Policy Context – A Consensus Emerges Skills Development Scotland Making LMI Work for SDS Skills Development Scotland SDS Labour Market Intelligence • Resources - Team of six staff, small budget • Workstreams in terms of priority 1. Design and develop a LMI system for SDS staff 2. Support the work of SDS Sector Managers 3. Provide bespoke analysis for SDS staff 4. Support the Skills Committee 5. Commission new research working with others • Aims: – Provide an LMI service for SDS staff at all levels – Enhance SDS’ reputation in this field Skills Development Scotland Main priorities identified for LMI system • Based on staff consultation • SDS refreshed website has local portal for LMI • CPD necessary for staff • LMI Events • Virtual LMI Group for future consultation • Career Management Information required for clients • Free to use by partners Skills Development Scotland SDS Knowledge – Public LMI Access Skills Development Scotland SDS Intranet LMI – Staff Only Skills Development Scotland SDS Staff Views - Training Feedback LMI Training – Staff Views 93% found the training useful/very useful 91% rated the guidance material as useful/very useful 89% found the practical exercises as useful/very useful 97% are confident about using the SDS website to access LMI Gaining access to the LMI content directly from the SDS website was seen as very positive and highlights the importance placed on this tool by SDS management Loads of really useful info in there. Definitely worth having dedicated members of staff working on LMI …. Will definitely use it in future. An excellent LMI resource for SDS staff. Already being promoted to our partners – schools, community partnerships etc. A wealth of materials to use in discussion with clients of all ages and stages. Skills Development Scotland Questions?