Skills Development Scotland - collection and use of equality data: case study

A case study on how Skills Development Scotland has implemented good practice in the collection and use of equality data.

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1. Note: 'equality data' refers to 'equality and socio-economic disadvantage data' and covers the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010 (age, religion and belief, race, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, and gender reassignment) and (any) indicators of socio-economic disadvantage.

2. The Employability Fund supports services which have been developed to address the specific needs of local areas. SDS administers and manages the Employability Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government.

3. The questions asked on the equality monitoring form during this period have changed over time in line with best practice.

4. The most recent annual review report was published in June 2021.

5. Go to the Skills Development Scotland Publications page, and enter 'COVID' into the keyword search, and select 'Labour Market Intelligence' from the Subject drop-down menu.



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