The Highlands and Islands is a region of economic growth and opportunity. People and their skills are at the heart of the region’s recent success and will be central to the region’s ability to capitalise on growth opportunities and the associated economic and community benefits.
The Highlands and Islands Regional Skills Investment Plan has been written in partnership between Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland - to meet the current and future skills needs of employers, to increase opportunities for young people to study, train and work in the region, and to attract more people into the region to take up employment opportunities.
The Plan sets out its findings and a shared understanding of:
Actions will be built around the following five themes: