Transition in Scotland Progress – Recommendation 12

Personal Development Plan

The Scottish Government, its agencies and Scottish Local Authorities should work with the UK Government to ensure that the new Personal Development Plan and related course modules are relevant to those settling in Scotland.

2019 SVC evaluation of status:

Implemented, but work should continue

2019 update provided by the Scottish Government:

When the Transitions report was published, officials spoke to each of the single Services and MOD about Personal Development Plans and the relevance of courses undertaken for those intending to settle in Scotland. This work has now been taken forward by the Veterans Employability Strategic Group.

2020 SVC evaluation of status:

Implemented, but work should continue

2020 update provided by the Scottish Government:

Personal Development Plans have now been superseded by the concept of Lifelong Learning and Personnel Development Records.


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