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e-Placement Scotland - Defining the placement landscape for computing

Allford, Rosemary; Smith, Sally


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Prof Sally Smith
Head of Graduate Apprenticeships and Skills Development and Professor


This publication aims to introduce employers and employer bodies to e-Placement Scotland and its work with Scotland’s Universities to produce quality work placements in the computing industry.
• e-Placement Scotland is a strategic partnership between Edinburgh Napier University, e-Skills, UK and ScotlandIS (est. 2010).
• e-Placement Scotland helps computing students at Scottish Universities and Colleges find paid IT work placements while they study.
• e-Placement Scotland aims to foster and support institutional collaboration to develop and share good practice across the sector. It promotes effective dialogue at a strategic level with student and employer bodies.
• Working with Scotland’s IT sector, e-Placement Scotland has created 750 paid placements for computing students across Scotland during the past three years.


Allford, R., & Smith, S. (2014). e-Placement Scotland - Defining the placement landscape for computing. Edinbrurgh Napier University: e-Placement Scotland

Report Type Research Report
Acceptance Date Mar 3, 2014
Online Publication Date Mar 3, 2014
Publication Date Mar 19, 2014
Deposit Date Apr 15, 2020
Publisher Edinburgh Napier University
Keywords placement, employability, computing, paid
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